ESB-2018.0005 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM InfoSphere Information Server: Access confidential data - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-01-02

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                               ESB-2018.0005
        Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in Eclipse Jetty affects
             the IBM InfoSphere Information Server installers
                              2 January 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM InfoSphere Information Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-9735  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22009537

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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in Eclipse Jetty affects the IBM InfoSphere
Information Server installers

Document information

More support for: InfoSphere Information Server

Software version: 9.1, 11.3, 11.5

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 2009537

Modified date: 22 December 2017

Security Bulletin

Summary

A vulnerability in Eclipse Jetty was addressed by IBM InfoSphere Information
Server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-9735
DESCRIPTION: Jetty could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive
information, caused by a timing channel flaw in util/security/Password.java. By
observing elapsed times before rejection of incorrect passwords, an attacker
could exploit this vulnerability to obtain access information.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
127842 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:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following product, running on all supported platforms, is affected:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server: versions 9.1, 11.3, and 11.5
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud version 11.5

Remediation/Fixes

+-------------------+------+-------+---------------------------------------------------+
|Product            |VRMF  |APAR   |Remediation/First Fix                              |
+-------------------+------+-------+---------------------------------------------------+
|InfoSphere         |11.5  |JR58248|--Update to the latest Updater for 11.5 before     |
|Information Server,|      |       |applying any patch                                 |
|Information Server |      |       |                                                   |
|on Cloud           |      |       |                                                   |
+-------------------+------+-------+---------------------------------------------------+
|InfoSphere         |11.3  |JR58248|--Update to the latest Updater for 11.3 before     |
|Information Server |      |       |applying any patch                                 |
+-------------------+------+-------+---------------------------------------------------+
|InfoSphere Business|9.1   |JR58248|--Upgrade to a new release where the issue has been|
|Server             |      |       |fixed                                              |
+-------------------+------+-------+---------------------------------------------------+

Contact Technical Support:
In the United States and Canada dial 1-800-IBM-SERV
View the support contacts for other countries outside of the United States.
Electronically open a Service Request with Information Server Technical
Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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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 December 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.

                          Cross reference information
   Segment         Product      Component       Platform       Version  Edition
 Information  InfoSphere                  AIX, HP-UX, Linux,   9.1,
 Management   Information                 Solaris, Windows     11.5,
              Server                                           11.3

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