ESB-2018.0201 - [Appliance] IBM Netezza Analytics: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2018-01-18

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                               ESB-2018.0201
       Security Bulletin:Vulnerabilities in Open Source James Clark
                    Expat affect IBM Netezza Analytics
                              18 January 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Netezza Analytics
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-0341 CVE-2013-0340 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22012645

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Security Bulletin:Vulnerabilities in Open Source James Clark Expat affect IBM
Netezza Analytics

Document information

More support for: PureData System for Analytics

IBM Netezza Analytics

Software version: 1.0.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2012645

Modified date: 17 January 2018

Security Bulletin

Summary

Open Source James Clark Expat is consumed by IBM Netezza Analytics and is 
vulnerable to denial of service. IBM Netezza Analytics has addressed the 
applicable CVEs

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2013-0340

DESCRIPTION: Expat is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the 
improper handling of internal entity expansion. By persuading a victim to open
a specially crafted XML document, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability
to consume all available resources.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/132738 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2013-0341

DESCRIPTION: Expat is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the 
improper handling of external entity expansion. By persuading a victim to open
a specially crafted XML document, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability
to consume all available resources.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/132741 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Netezza Analytics 1.2.1 - 3.2.1

Remediation/Fixes

Product 			VRMF 		Remediation/First Fix

IBM Netezza Analytics 		3.2.2 		Link to Fix Central

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

17 Jan 2018 : 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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