ESB-2018.1140 - [Win][Linux] IBM Rational Publishing Engine: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-04-13

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                               ESB-2018.1140
          Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime
                     affect Rational Publishing Engine
                               13 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational Publishing Engine
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files   -- Existing Account      
                   Denial of Service        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-2663 CVE-2018-2603 CVE-2018-2602
                   CVE-2018-2579  

Reference:         ESB-2018.1054
                   ESB-2018.1025
                   ESB-2018.1018
                   ESB-2018.0988

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22015477

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect Rational
Publishing Engine

Document information

More support for: Rational Publishing Engine

Software version: 2.1.0, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 6.0.5

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 2015477

Modified date: 12 April 2018

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime Environment, Versions 7
and 8 that are used by Rational Publishing Engine.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-2663
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the
Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit 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: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
137917 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2603
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the
Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit 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-2018-2579
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the
Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit 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)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2602
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the
Java SE, Java SE Embedded 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)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Publishing Engine 2.1.0
Rational Publishing Engine 2.1.1
Rational Publishing Engine 2.1.2
Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.5

Remediation/Fixes

For Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.5, upgrade the IBM Java Runtime environment
used with Rational Publishing Engine to version 8.0.5.10, which can be
downloaded from:

Rational-RPE-JavaSE-JRE-8.0SR5FP10 

For Rational Publishing Engine 2.1.0, 2.1.1 and 2.1.2 versions, upgrade the
IBM Java Runtime environment used with Rational Publishing Engine to version
7.1.4.20, which can be downloaded from:

Rational-RPE-JavaSE-JRE-7.1SR4FP20 

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

12 April 2018: Initial publication

*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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