ESB-2017.3100 - [Win][Linux] IBM Watson Explorer: Provide misleading information - Remote with user interaction 2017-12-05

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                               ESB-2017.3100
         Security Bulletin: Vulnerability affects Watson Explorer
                          Foundational Components
                              5 December 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Watson Explorer
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-3735  

Reference:         ASB-2017.0202
                   ESB-2017.3075
                   ESB-2017.3028
                   ESB-2017.2874

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22011117

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability affects Watson Explorer Foundational 
Components

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: Watson Explorer

Software version: 8.2.0, 8.2.0.6, 9.0.0, 9.0.0.8, 10.0.0, 10.0.0.4, 11.0.0, 
11.0.0.3, 11.0.1, 11.0.2, 11.0.2.1

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 2011117

Modified date: 04 December 2017

Summary

A security vulnerability affects IBM Watson Explorer Foundational Components.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-3735

DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive 
information, caused by an error while parsing an IPAdressFamily extension in 
an X.509 certificate. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger
an out-of-bounds read, resulting in an incorrect text display of the 
certificate.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/131047 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

Affected Products and Versions

The vulnerability applies to the following product and version:

Watson Explorer Foundational Components versions 11.0.0.0 - 11.0.0.3, 11.0.1,
11.0.2 - 11.0.2.1

Watson Explorer Foundational Components versions 10.0.0.0 - 10.0.0.4

Watson Explorer Foundational Components versions 9.0.0.0 - 9.0.0.8

InfoSphere Data Explorer versions 8.2 - 8.2-6

Remediation/Fixes

Follow these steps to upgrade to the required version of OpenSSL.

The table reflects product names at the time the specified versions were 
released. To use the links to Fix Central in this table, you must first log in
to the IBM Support: Fix Central site at 
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/.

+-------------------------+-------------+-------------------------------------+
|    Affected Product     |  Affected   |                 Fix                 |
|                         |  Versions   |                                     |
+-------------------------+-------------+-------------------------------------+
|Watson Explorer          |11.0.0.0 -   |Upgrade to Version 11.0.2.2.         |
|Foundational Components  |11.0.0.3,    |                                     |
|                         |11.0.1,      |See Watson Explorer Version 11.0.2.2 |
|                         |11.0.2 -     |Foundational Components for download |
|                         |11.0.2.1     |information and instructions.        |
+-------------------------+-------------+-------------------------------------+
|Watson Explorer          |10.0.0.0 -   |Contact IBM Support for more         |
|Foundational Components  |10.0.0.4     |information.                         |
+-------------------------+-------------+-------------------------------------+
|Watson Explorer          |9.0.0.0 -    |Contact IBM Support for more         |
|Foundational Components  |9.0.0.8      |information.                         |
+-------------------------+-------------+-------------------------------------+
|InfoSphere Data Explorer |8.2 - 8.2-6  |Contact IBM Support for more         |
|                         |             |information.                         |
+-------------------------+-------------+-------------------------------------+


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 Dec 2017: Initial 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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