ESB-2018.0653 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Application Server: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-03-06

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                               ESB-2018.0653
  Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities in IBM(R) Java SDK affects
               WebSphere Application Server January 2018 CPU
                               6 March 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Application Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Access Privileged Data          -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-2637 CVE-2018-2634 CVE-2018-2633
                   CVE-2018-2603 CVE-2018-2602 CVE-2018-2579

Reference:         ASB-2018.0024
                   ESB-2018.0565
                   ESB-2018.0205
                   ESB-2018.0180

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22013818

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Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities in IBM(R) Java SDK affects
WebSphere Application Server January 2018 CPU

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
Java SDK

Software version: 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: Advanced, Developer, Enterprise, Express, Liberty,
Network Deployment, Single Server

Reference #: 2013818

Modified date: 05 March 2018

Security Bulletin

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabiltities in the IBM(R) SDK Java(TM) Technology
Edition that is shipped with IBM WebSphere Application Server. These issues
were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2018. These may
affect some configurations of IBM WebSphere Application Server Traditional,
IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty and IBM WebSphere Application
Server Hypervisor Edition.

Vulnerability Details


For information on the IBM Java SDK that is now bundled with WebSphere
Application Server Version 8.5.5 refer to the Knowledge Center link in
the References section.

If you run your own Java code using the IBM Java Runtime delivered with this
product, you should evaluate your code to determine whether the complete
list of vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list
of vulnerabilities please refer to the link for "IBM Java SDK Security
Bulletin" located in the References section for more information.
HP fixes are on a delayed schedule.

CVEID: CVE-2018-2633
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JNDI
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/137885 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-2018-2637
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE
JMX component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause high
confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137889 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2634
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JGSS
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive
information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown
attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137886 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2603
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Libraries
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/137855 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-2018-2602
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE
I18n component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low
confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and low availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137854 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2579
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Libraries
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive
information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown
attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137833 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SDK, Java Technology Editions shipped with WebSphere Application Server
Liberty up to 18.0.0.1. IBM SDK, Java Technology Editions shipped with IBM
WebSphere Application Server Traditional Version 9.0.0.0 through 9.0.0.7,
8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.13, Version 8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.14, Version 7.0.0.0
through 7.0.0.43.

This does not occur on IBM SDK, Java Technology Editions that are
shipped with WebSphere Application Servers Fix Packs 18.0.0.2, 9.0.0.8,
8.5.5.14, 8.0.0.15, and 7.0.0.45 or later.

Remediation/Fixes

Download and apply the interim fix APARs below, for your appropriate release

For the IBM Java SDK updates:

For WebSphere Application Server Liberty:
For the IBM SDK, Java Technology Version that you use, upgrade to WebSphere
Application Server Liberty Fix Packs as noted below or later fix pack
level and apply one of the interim fixes below:

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Liberty Fix Pack 8.5.5.1 or
later then apply Interim Fix PI93100: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK,
Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 60

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Liberty Fix Pack 8.5.5.1 or
later then apply Interim Fix PI93098: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK,
Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 FP20


For IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Version 7R1 and IBM SDK, Java
Technology Edition Version 8, please refer to IBM Java SDKs for Liberty

- --OR--

Apply IBM Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Liberty
(18.0.0.2) or later (targeted availability 2Q2018).


For Version 9 WebSphere Application Server Traditional:

Update the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition using the instructions in
the IBM Knowledge Center Installing and updating IBM SDK, Java Technology
Edition on distributed environments then use the IBM Installation manager
to access the online product repositories to install the SDK or use IBM
Installation manager and access the packages from Fixcentral.



For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.13 WebSphere Application Server Traditional
and WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition:

For information on the IBM Java SDK that is now bundled with WebSphere
Application Server Version 8.5.5 refer to the Knowledge Center link in
the References section.

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Traditional Fix Packs as noted
below or later fix pack level and then apply one or more of the interim
fixes below:

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Traditional Fix Pack 8.5.5.1
or later then apply Interim Fix PI93099: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK,
Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 60

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Traditional Fix Pack 8.5.5.1
or later then apply Interim Fix PI93098: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK,
Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 FP20

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Traditional Fix Pack 8.5.5.2
or later then apply Interim Fix PI93096: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK,
Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 4 FP20

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Traditional Fix Pack 8.5.5.9
or later then apply Interim Fix PI93093: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK,
Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 5 FP10

For environnments that have been upgraded to use the new default IBM SDK
Version 8 bundled with WebSphere Application Server Fix Pack 8.5.5.11
or later: 

Apply Interim Fix PI93094: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK,
Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 5 FP10

- --OR--

Apply IBM Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 14
(8.5.5.14) or later (targeted availability 3Q 2018).



For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.14 WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere
Application Server Hypervisor Edition:

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Fix Pack 8.0.0.7 or later then
apply the interim fix below:

Apply Interim Fix PI93101: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK, Java Technology
Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 60

- --OR--

Apply IBM Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 14
(8.0.0.15) or later (targeted availability 2Q 2018).



For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.43 WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere
Application Server Hypervisor Edition:

Upgrade to WebSphere Application Server Fix Pack 7.0.0.31 or later then
apply the interim fix below:

Apply Interim Fix PI93102: Will upgrade you to IBM SDK, Java Technology
Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 60

- --OR--

Apply IBM Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 45
(7.0.0.45) or later (targeted to be available 2Q 2018).


For unsupported versions of the above products, IBM recommends upgrading
to a fixed, supported version of the product.

Important note

IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the
System z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security
and integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions
on the System z Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and
associated fixes will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing
the CVSS scores and applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as
possible to minimize any potential risk.


Change History

05 March 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.

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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