ESB-2017.2212 - [Win][Linux][Solaris][AIX] IBM Content Classification: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-09-05

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                               ESB-2017.2212
        Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK
                     affect IBM Content Classification
                             5 September 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Content Classification
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Modify Arbitrary Files          -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Unauthorised Access             -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-5597 CVE-2016-5582 CVE-2016-5573
                   CVE-2016-5568 CVE-2016-5556 CVE-2016-5554
                   CVE-2016-5542  

Reference:         ASB-2016.0095
                   ESB-2017.1935
                   ESB-2017.1934
                   ESB-2017.1642

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21996956

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM Content
Classification

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: Content Classification

Software version: 8.8

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1996956

Modified date: 04 September 2017

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition, Version
6 and IBM Runtime Environment Java Version 7 used by Content 
Classification.These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates
in October 2016.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5582

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the VM component has high
confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and high availability impact.

CVSS Base Score: 9.6

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118069 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5568

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the AWT component has 
high confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and high availability 
impact.

CVSS Base Score: 9.6

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118068 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5556

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the 2D component has high
confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and high availability impact.

CVSS Base Score: 9.6

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118067 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5573

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the VM component has high
confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and high availability impact.

CVSS Base Score: 8.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118070 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5597

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Networking component
could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a 
high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.

CVSS Base Score: 5.9

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118071 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5554

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JMX component has no
confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118072 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5542

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component 
has no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability 
impact.

CVSS Base Score: 3.1

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118073 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Content Classification Versions 8.8

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRM Remediation

IBM Content Classification 8.8 Use IBM Content Classification 8.8 Fix Pack 
0007

Workarounds and Mitigations

None. Install the interim fix.

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

September 04, 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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