ESB-2017.1971 - [Linux] IBM Streams: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-08-10

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                               ESB-2017.1971
  Security Bulletin: IBM Streams is affected by multiple vulnerabilities
                              10 August 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Streams
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Cross-site Scripting            -- Existing Account      
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1431 CVE-2017-1289 CVE-2016-9843
                   CVE-2016-9842 CVE-2016-9841 CVE-2016-9840
                   CVE-2016-4658  

Reference:         ASB-2017.0080
                   ESB-2017.0001
                   ESB-2016.2158.2
                   ESB-2016.2156.2

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22006821
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22006826
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22006827

Comment: This bulletin contains three (3) IBM security advisories.

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Security Bulletin: IBM Streams is affected by a XMLsoft Libxml2 vulnerability

Document information

More support for: IBM Streams

Software version: 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.2.1, 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.1, 4.1.1, 4.2, 4.2.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2006826

Modified date: 08 August 2017

Security Bulletin

Summary

The libxml2 library, used by IBM Streams, is potentially vulnerable to a
memory corruption error. IBM Streams has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-4658
DESCRIPTION: The libxml2 library, as used in multiple products, could
allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by
a memory corruption error. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability
using a specially crafted XML document to execute arbitrary code on the
system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/117175 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions

The following versions may be impacted:

    IBM Streams Version 4.2.1.1 and earlier
    IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 4.1.1.4 and earlier
    IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 4.0.1.4 and earlier
    IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 3.2.1.6 and earlier
    IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 3.1.0.8 and earlier
    IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 3.0.0.6 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

NOTE: Fix Packs are available on IBM Fix Central.

To remediate/fix this issue, follow the instructions below:

    Version 4.2.x: Apply 4.2.1 Fix Pack 2 (4.2.1.2) or higher.
    Version 4.1.x: Contact IBM Technical Support.
    Version 4.0.x: Contact IBM Technical Support.
    Versions 3.2.x, 3.1.x, and 3.0.x: For versions earlier than 4.x.x, IBM
    recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform
    of the product. Customers who cannot upgrade and need to secure
    their installation should open a PMR with IBM Technical Support and
    request assistance securing their InfoSphere Streams system against
    the vulnerabilities identified in this Security Bulletin.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

4 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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Security Bulletin: IBM Streams is potentially affected by a vulnerability
caused by parsing text in the Web Console

Document information

More support for: IBM Streams

Software version: 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.1, 4.1.1, 4.2, 4.2.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2006827

Modified date: 08 August 2017

Security Bulletin

Summary

The IBM Streams Web console is potentially vulnerable to cross-site scripting
and other related attacks. IBM Streams has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1431
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Streams is vulnerable to cross-site
scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript
code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially
leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/127632 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following versions may be impacted:

    IBM Streams Version 4.2.1.1 and earlier
    IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 4.1.1.4 and earlier
    IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 4.0.1.4 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

NOTE: Fix Packs are available on IBM Fix Central.

To remediate/fix this issue, follow the instructions below:

    Version 4.2.x: Apply 4.2.1 Fix Pack 2 (4.2.1.2) or higher.
    Version 4.1.x: Contact IBM Technical Support.
    Version 4.0.x: Contact IBM Technical Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

4 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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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM Streams

Document information

More support for: IBM Streams

Software version: 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.2.1, 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.1, 4.1.1, 4.2, 4.2.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2006821

Modified date: 08 August 2017

Security Bulletin

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM(R) SDK Java(TM) Technology Edition,
Version 8, Service Refresh 4, Fix Pack 1 used by IBM Streams. IBM Streams
has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1289
DESCRIPTION: IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition is vulnerable XML External
Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data. A remote attacker
could exploit this vulnerability to expose highly sensitive information
or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 8.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/125150 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9840
DESCRIPTION: zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an
out-of-bounds pointer arithmetic in inftrees.c. By persuading a victim to
open a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120508 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9841
DESCRIPTION: zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an
out-of-bounds pointer arithmetic in inftrees.c. By persuading a victim to
open a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120509 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9842
DESCRIPTION: zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an
undefined left shift of negative number. By persuading a victim to
open a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120510 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9843
DESCRIPTION: zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a
big-endian out-of-bounds pointer. By persuading a victim to open a specially
crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to
cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120511 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

The following versions may be impacted:

    IBM Streams Version 4.2.1.1 and earlier
    IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 4.1.1.4 and earlier
    IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 4.0.1.4 and earlier
    IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 3.2.1.6 and earlier
    IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 3.1.0.8 and earlier
    IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 3.0.0.6 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

NOTE: Fix Packs are available on IBM Fix Central.

To remediate/fix this issue, follow the instructions below:

    Version 4.2.x: Apply 4.2.1 Fix Pack 2 (4.2.1.2) or higher.
    Version 4.1.x: Contact IBM Technical Support.
    Version 4.0.x: Contact IBM Technical Support.
    Versions 3.2.x, 3.1.x, and 3.0.x: For versions earlier than 4.x.x, IBM
    recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform
    of the product. Customers who cannot upgrade and need to secure
    their installation should open a PMR with IBM Technical Support and
    request assistance securing their InfoSphere Streams system against
    the vulnerabilities identified in this Security Bulletin.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

4 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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