ESB-2017.3095 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Application Server: Multiple vulnerabilities 2017-12-05

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                               ESB-2017.3095
    Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affects
               WebSphere Application Server October 2017 CPU
                              5 December 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Application Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Existing Account            
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-10388 CVE-2017-10356 

Reference:         ESB-2017.3039
                   ESB-2017.3032
                   ESB-2017.3022

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22010560

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Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affects WebSphere
Application Server October 2017 CPU

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server

Java SDK

Software version: 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: Advanced, Base, Developer, Enterprise, Express, Liberty, 
Network Deployment, Single Server

Reference #: 2010560

Modified date: 04 December 2017

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabiltities in the IBM SDK Java Technology Edition 
that is shipped with IBM WebSphere Application Server. These issues were 
disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in October 2017. These may 
affect some configurations of IBM WebSphere Application Server Traditional, 
IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty and IBM WebSphere Application Server
Hypervisor Edition.

Vulnerability Details

For information on the IBM Java SDK that is now bundled with WebSphere 
Application Server Version 8.5.5 refer to the Knowledge Center link in the 
References section.

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.

HP fixes are on a delayed schedule.

CVEID: CVE-2017-10388

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Libraries 
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the 
system.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133813 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

CVEID: CVE-2017-10356

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security 
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive 
information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack 
vectors.

CVSS Base Score: 6.2

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133785 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SDK, Java Technology Editions shipped with WebSphere Application Server 
Liberty up to 17.0.0.3. IBM SDK, Java Technology Editions shipped with IBM 
WebSphere Application Server Traditional Version 9.0.0.0 through 9.0.0.5, 
8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.12, Version 8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.14, Version 7.0.0.0 
through 7.0.0.43.

This does not occur on IBM SDK, Java Technology Editions that are shipped with
WebSphere Application Servers Fix Packs 17.0.0.4, 9.0.0.6, 8.5.5.13, 8.0.0.15,
and 7.0.0.45 or later.

Remediation/Fixes

Download and apply the interim fix APARs below, for your appropriate release

For the IBM Java SDK updates:

For WebSphere Application Server Liberty:

For the IBM SDK, Java Technology Version that you use, upgrade to WebSphere 
Application Server Liberty Fix Packs as noted below or later fix pack level 
and apply one of the interim fixes below:

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Liberty Fix Pack 8.5.5.1 or later then
apply Interim Fix PI89663: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK, Java Technology 
Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 55

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Liberty Fix Pack 8.5.5.1 or later then
apply Interim Fix PI89661: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK, Java Technology 
Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 FP15

For IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Version 7R1 and IBM SDK, Java Technology
Edition Version 8, please refer to IBM Java SDKs for Liberty

- --OR--

Apply IBM Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Liberty 
(17.0.0.4) or later (targeted availability 4Q2017).

For Version 9 WebSphere Application Server Traditional:

Update the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition using the instructions in the IBM
Knowledge Center Installing and updating IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition on 
distributed environments then use the IBM Installation manager to access the 
online product repositories to install the SDK or use IBM Installation manager
and access the packages from Fixcentral.

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.12 WebSphere Application Server Traditional and 
WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition:

For information on the IBM Java SDK that is now bundled with WebSphere 
Application Server Version 8.5.5 refer to the Knowledge Center link in the 
References section.

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Traditional Fix Packs as noted below 
or later fix pack level and then apply one or more of the interim fixes below:

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Traditional Fix Pack 8.5.5.1 or later
then apply Interim Fix PI89662: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK, Java Technology 
Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 55

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Traditional Fix Pack 8.5.5.1 or later
then apply Interim Fix PI89661: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK, Java Technology 
Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 FP15

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Traditional Fix Pack 8.5.5.2 or later
then apply Interim Fix PI89659: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK, Java Technology 
Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 4 FP15

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Traditional Fix Pack 8.5.5.9 or later
then apply Interim Fix PI89657: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK, Java Technology 
Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 5 FP5

For environnments that have been upgraded to use the new default IBM SDK 
Version 8 bundled with WebSphere Application Server Fix Pack 8.5.5.11 or 
later: Apply Interim Fix PI89658: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK, Java Technology
Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 4 FP10

- --OR--

Apply IBM Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 13 
(8.5.5.13) or later (targeted availability 1Q 2018).

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.14 WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere 
Application Server Hypervisor Edition:

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Fix Pack 8.0.0.7 or later then apply 
the interim fix below:

Apply Interim Fix PI89664: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK, Java Technology 
Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 55

- --OR--

Apply IBM Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 14 
(8.0.0.15) or later (targeted availability 2Q 2018).

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.43 WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere 
Application Server Hypervisor Edition:

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Fix Pack 7.0.0.31 or later then apply
the interim fix below:

Apply Interim Fix PI89665: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK, Java Technology 
Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 55

- --OR--

Apply IBM Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 45 
(7.0.0.45) or later (targeted to be available 2Q 2018).

For unsupported versions of the above products, IBM recommends upgrading to a
fixed, supported version of the product.

Important note

IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the System
z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security and 
integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions on the 
System z Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and associated fixes
will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing the CVSS scores and 
applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any 
potential risk.

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin

IBM Java SDK Version 8 bundled with WebSphere Application Server

IBM Java SDKs for WebSphere Liberty

IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Version 8.0 for WebSphere Liberty using 
archives

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

04 December 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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