ESB-2018.0484 - [Win][RedHat][AIX] IBM PureApplication System: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-02-19

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2018.0484
Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM PureApplication System
                             19 February 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM PureApplication System
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Red Hat
                   Windows
                   AIX
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-10388 CVE-2017-10356 CVE-2016-10165
                   CVE-2016-9843 CVE-2016-9842 CVE-2016-9841
                   CVE-2016-9840  

Reference:         ASB-2017.0219
                   ASB-2017.0173
                   ESB-2017.0805
                   ESB-2017.0492

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22013703&myns=swgws&mynp=OCSSM8NY&mync=E&cm_sp=swgws-_-OCSSM8NY-_-E

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM OS
Images for Red Hat Linux Systems, AIX-based, and Windows-based deployments.

Security Bulletin

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM(R) SDK Java(TM) Technology Edition,
Version 6 and 7, used by the OS Images for IBM PureApplication System. These
issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in Oct 2017.

Vulnerability Details

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-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)

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-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-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-2016-9840
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-2016-10165
DESCRIPTION: Little CMS is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an
out-of-bounds read in Type_MLU_Read function in cmstypes.c. By using a
specially-crafted image, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to
cause the application to crash or obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
127028 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM PureApplication System V2.1.0.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.0.1
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.0.2
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.0.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.1.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.2.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.2.1
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.2.2
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.2.3
IBM PureApplication System V2.1.2.4
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.0.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.1.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.2.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.2.1
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.2.2
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.3.0
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.3.1
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.3.2
IBM PureApplication System V2.2.4.0

Remediation/Fixes

The PureSystems(R) Managers. on IBM PureApplication System is affected. The
solution is to upgrade the IBM PureApplication System to the following fix
level:

IBM PureApplication System V2.1.0.0, V2.1.0.1, V2.1.0.2, V2.1.0.0, V2.1.1.0,
V2.1.2.0, V2.1.2.1, V2.1.2.2, V2.1.2.3, V2.1.2.4, V2.2.0.0, V2.2.1.0, V2.2.2.0,
V2.2.2.1, V2.2.2.2, V2.2.3.0, V2.2.3.1, V2.2.3.2, V2.2.4.0

  o Upgrade to IBM PureApplication System V2.2.5.0. Contact IBM for assistance


AIX
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=PureSystems&product
=ibm/WebSphere/PureApplication+System&release=2.2.4.0&platform=All&function=
fixId&fixids=Java_Update_AIX_Feb_2018-sys&includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes
=0&downloadMethod=ddp&source=fc

Linux
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=PureSystems&product
=ibm/WebSphere/PureApplication+System&release=2.2.4.0&platform=All&function=
fixId&fixids=Java_Update_Windows_Feb_2018-sys&includeRequisites=1&
includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=ddp&source=fc

Windows
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=PureSystems&product
=ibm/WebSphere/PureApplication+System&release=2.2.4.0&platform=All&function=
fixId&fixids=Java_Update_Windows_Feb_2018-sys&includeRequisites=1&
includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=ddp&source=fc

Information on upgrading can be found here: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/
docview.wss?uid=swg27039159

Bluemix Local System is the evolution of the IBM PureApplication(R) System Intel(TM)
based offerings.

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

February 16, 2018: 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.

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