ESB-2017.1922 - [Win][Linux][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-08-03

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                               ESB-2017.1922
          Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java
                  Runtime affect WebSphere Extreme Scale
                               3 August 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Privileged Data          -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Modify Arbitrary Files          -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-3511 CVE-2016-5552 CVE-2016-5548
                   CVE-2016-5547  

Reference:         ASB-2017.0078
                   ASB-2017.0056
                   ESB-2017.0167
                   ESB-2017.0166
                   ESB-2017.0165

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22005297

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect
WebSphere Extreme Scale

Document information

More support for: WebSphere eXtreme Scale
General

Software version: 7.1, 7.1.1, 8.5, 8.6.0.8, 8.6.1.0

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 2005297

Modified date: 02 August 2017

Security Bulletin

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM(R) Runtime Environment Java(TM)
Version 6, 7 and 8 used by WebSphere Extreme Scale. These issues were
disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2017 and April 2017.

Vulnerability Details

If you run your own Java code using the IBM Java Runtime delivered with this
product, you should evaluate your code to determine whether the complete
list of vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list
of vulnerabilities please refer to the link for "IBM Java SDK Security
Bulletin" located in the "References" section for more information.

CVEID: CVE-2017-3511
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JCE
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of
the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/124890 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5548
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component
could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting
in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120864 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5547
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component
could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in
a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120871 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5552
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Networking
component has no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no
availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120872 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

WebSphere Extreme Scale: 7.1.0.3
WebSphere Extreme Scale: 7.1.1.1
WebSphere Extreme Scale: 8.5.0.3
WebSphere Extreme Scale: 8.6.0.8
WebSphere Extreme Scale: 8.6.1.2

Remediation/Fixes

Product				VRMF		APAR		Remediation/First Fix
WebSphere Extreme Scale		7.1.0.3		PI78585		Refer to the Version 7.1 table in the Recommended Fixes page for WebSphere eXtreme Scale.
						PI83532		
WebSphere Extreme Scale		7.1.1.1		PI78572		Refer to the Version 7.1.1 table in the Recommended Fixes page for WebSphere eXtreme Scale.
						PI83531		
WebSphere Extreme Scale		8.5.0.3		PI78572		Refer to the Version 8.5 table in the Recommended Fixes page for WebSphere eXtreme Scale.
						PI83531		
WebSphere Extreme Scale		8.6.0.8		PI78572		Refer to the Version 8.6 table in the Recommended Fixes page for WebSphere eXtreme Scale.
						PI83531		
WebSphere Extreme Scale		8.6.1.2		PI78572		Refer to the Version 8.6.1 table in the Recommended Fixes page for WebSphere eXtreme Scale.
						PI83531		

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3
IBM Java SDK Bulletin for January
IBM Java SDK Bulletin for April

Related information
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

02 August 2017: Original version published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact
of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the
Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency
and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING
THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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