ESB-2018.0972 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] IBM PureApplication System: Denial of service - Existing account 2018-04-03

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2018.0972
A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM HTTP Server used by IBM
          WebSphere Application Server which is shipped with IBM
           PureApplication System (CVE-2017-12618) (2018.04.02)
                               3 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM PureApplication System
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-12618  

Reference:         ESB-2018.0034

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22011238

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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM HTTP
Server used by IBM WebSphere Application Server which is shipped with IBM
PureApplication System (CVE-2017-12618)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: PureApplication System
Security

Software version: 2.2.0.0, 2.2.1.0, 2.2.2.0, 2.2.2.1, 2.2.2.2, 2.2.3.0,
2.2.3.1, 2.2.3.2, 2.2.4.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 2011238

Modified date: 02 April 2018

Summary

IBM WebSphere Application Server is shipped as a component of IBM
PureApplication System. Information about a security vulnerability affecting
IBM WebSphere Application Server has been published in a security bulletin.

Vulnerability Details

Consult the security bulletin (insert link to bulletin) for vulnerability
details and information about fixes.
The WebSphere fixes can be installed using the IBM PureApplication System's
Installation Manager Repository feature.

Affected Products and Versions

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 solution is to upgrade the IBM PureApplication System to the following fix
level:

IBM PureApplication 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 V2.2.5.0. Contact IBM for assistance.

PureApplication Software:
Linux:
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorderparent=PureSystems&product
=ibm/WebSphere/PureApplication+System&release=2.2.5.0&platform=All&function=
fixId&fixids=pureappsw_content_2250&includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0&
downloadMethod=ddp&source=fc

PureApplication System:
AIX
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorderparent=PureSystems&product
=ibm/WebSphere/PureApplication+System&release=2.2.5.0&platform=All&function=
fixId&fixids=Group_Content_PureApplicationSystem_2.2.5.0_Power&
includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=ddp&source=fc

Linux
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorderparent=PureSystems&product
=ibm/WebSphere/PureApplication+System&release=2.2.5.0&platform=All&function=
fixId&fixids=Group_Content_PureApplicationSystem_2.2.5.0_Intel&
includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=ddp&source=fc

Intel
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorderparent=PureSystems&product
=ibm/WebSphere/PureApplication+System&release=2.2.5.0&platform=All&function=
fixId&fixids=Group_Base_RedHat_PureApplicationSystem_2.2.5.0_Intel&
includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=ddp&source=fc

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

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

April 2, 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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