ESB-2018.0243 - [Win] IBM Cognos Insight: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-01-24

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                               ESB-2018.0243
          Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java
                     Runtime affect IBM Cognos Insight
                              24 January 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Cognos Insight
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Modify Arbitrary Files          -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-10116 CVE-2017-10115 CVE-2017-10109
                   CVE-2017-10108 CVE-2017-3539 CVE-2017-3511
                   CVE-2016-9843 CVE-2016-9842 CVE-2016-9841
                   CVE-2016-9840  

Reference:         ESB-2018.0128
                   ASB-2017.0219
                   ASB-2017.0173
                   ASB-2017.0078
                   ASB-2017.0056

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22012627

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM 
Cognos Insight.

Document information

More support for: Cognos Insight

Software version: 10.2.1, 10.2.2

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 2012627

Modified date: 23 January 2018

Security Bulletin

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Runtime Environment Java Version 7 
used by IBM Cognos Insight. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM 
Java SDK updates in April 2017 and July 2017.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-3511

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

CVSS Base Score: 7.7

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/124890 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

CVEID: CVE-2017-3539

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security 
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause 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/124915 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)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9840

DESCRIPTION: zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an 
out-of-bounds pointer arithmetic in inftrees.c. By persuading a victim to open
a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this 
vulnerability to cause a denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120508 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

CVEID: CVE-2016-9841

DESCRIPTION: zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an 
out-of-bounds pointer arithmetic in inftrees.c. By persuading a victim to open
a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this 
vulnerability to cause a denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120509 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

CVEID: CVE-2016-9842

DESCRIPTION: zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an undefined
left shift of negative number. By persuading a victim to open a specially 
crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause
a denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120510 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

CVEID: CVE-2016-9843

DESCRIPTION: zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a big-endian
out-of-bounds pointer. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted 
document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial
of service.

CVSS Base Score: 3.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120511 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

CVEID: CVE-2017-10115

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

CVSS Base Score: 7.5

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/128876 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)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10116

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

CVSS Base Score: 8.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/128877 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-2017-10108

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Serialization
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service
resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.

CVSS Base Score: 5.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/128869 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

CVEID: CVE-2017-10109

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Serialization
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service
resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.

CVSS Base Score: 5.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/128870 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cognos Insight 10.2.1

IBM Cognos Insight 10.2.2

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the fix for versions listed as soon as 
practical.

Cognos Insight Standard Edition 10.2.1 Fix Pack 2 Interim Fix 9

Link:http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24044474

Cognos Insight Standard Edition 10.2.2.7 Interim Fix 2

Link: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24044473

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin (April 2017)

IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin (July 2017)

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

Jan 23 , 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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