ESB-2017.2108 - [Win][UNIX/Linux][Linux] IBM WebSphere : Execute arbitrary code/commands - Existing account 2017-08-23

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                               ESB-2017.2108
  Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM
           Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software
                              23 August 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-3511  

Reference:         ASB-2017.0078
                   ASB-2017.0056
                   ESB-2017.2020
                   ESB-2017.1974

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22007464

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM 
Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software

General Information

Software version: 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.5, 8.5.5.1, 8.5.5.2, 8.5.5.3, 9.0, 9.0.1, 
9.0.1.1, 9.0.1.2, 9.1, 9.1.0.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.1.1, 9.1.1.2, 9.5, 9.5.0.1, 
9.5.0.2, 9.6, 9.6.1

Operating system(s): Linux, OS X, Windows

Reference #: 2007464

Modified date: 22 August 2017

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition, 
Versions 7 and 8 that are used by IBM Rational Application Developer for 
WebSphere Software. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK 
updates in April 2017.

Vulnerability Details

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)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Application Developer 9.6.1 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

Update the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition of the product to address this 
vulnerability:

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix

Rational Application Developer 9.5 through 9.6

PI85999

For all versions, IBM SDK Technology Edition Critical Patch Update - April 
2017

Rational Application Developer 8.5 through 9.1

PI85999

For all versions, IBM SDK Technology Edition Critical Patch Update - April 
2017

Workarounds and Mitigations

No known workarounds.

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

22 August 2017: Original document 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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