ESB-2018.1311 - [Win] IBM Cognos Controller: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-04-30

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                               ESB-2018.1311
  Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in IBM Cognos Controller
                               30 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Cognos Controller
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data          -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Modify Arbitrary Files          -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Provide Misleading Information  -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Reduced Security                -- Existing Account            
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1447 CVE-2018-1428 CVE-2018-1427
                   CVE-2018-1426 CVE-2017-10388 CVE-2017-10357
                   CVE-2017-10356 CVE-2017-10355 CVE-2017-10350
                   CVE-2017-10349 CVE-2017-10348 CVE-2017-10347
                   CVE-2017-10345 CVE-2017-10295 CVE-2017-10281
                   CVE-2017-3736 CVE-2017-3732 CVE-2017-1681
                   CVE-2016-10165 CVE-2016-9843 CVE-2016-9842
                   CVE-2016-9841 CVE-2016-9840 CVE-2016-0705
                   CVE-2016-0702  

Reference:         ASB-2016.0042
                   ASB-2016.0019
                   ESB-2016.0544
                   ESB-2016.0543.2

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22015510

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Security Bulletin: IBM Cognos Controller 2018Q2 Security Updater: Multiple
vulnerabilities have been identified in IBM Cognos Controller


Document information

More support for: Cognos Controller

Software version: 10.2.0, 10.2.1, 10.3, 10.3.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 2015510

Modified date: 27 April 2018


Security Bulletin

Summary

This bulletin addresses several security vulnerabilities.

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM(R) Runtime Environment Java(TM) Technology
Edition, Version 7 and the IBM(R) Runtime Environment Java(TM) Technology Edition,
Version 8 that are used by IBM Cognos Controller. These issues were disclosed
as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in Oct 2017.

IBM Cognos Controller versions prior to 10.3.1 consume IBM GSKit. Multiple
vulnerabilities have been addressed in IBM GSKit.

A potential information disclosure vulnerability has been addressed in IBM
WebSphere Application Server that is shipped with IBM Cognos Controller.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-10345
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: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
133774 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:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10295
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Networking
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality
impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
133729 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10281
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/
133720 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-2017-10350
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JAX-WS
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/
133779 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-2017-10347
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/
133776 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-2017-10349
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JAXP 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/
133778 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-2017-10348
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Embedded
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/
133777 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-2017-10357
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/
133786 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-2017-10355
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Networking
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/
133784 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-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)

CVEID: CVE-2018-1447
DESCRIPTION: The GSKit CMS KDB logic fails to salt the hash function resulting
in weaker than expected protection of passwords. A weak password may be
recovered. Note: After update the customer should change password to ensure the
new password is stored more securely. Products should encourage customers to
take this step as a high priority action.
CVSS Base Score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
139972 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-0705
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a
double-free error when parsing DSA private keys. An attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to corrupt memory and cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
111140 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-3732
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive
information, caused by a carry propagating bug in the x86_64 Montgomery
squaring procedure. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain
information about the private key.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
121313 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:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-3736
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive
information, caused by a carry propagation flaw in the x86_64 Montgomery
squaring function bn_sqrx8x_internal(). An attacker with online access to an
unpatched system could exploit this vulnerability to obtain information about
the private key.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
134397 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:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-1428
DESCRIPTION: IBM GSKit uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that
could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
139073 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-2018-1427
DESCRIPTION: IBM GSKit contains several enviornment variables that a local
attacker could overflow and cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
139072 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-1426
DESCRIPTION: IBM GSKit duplicates the PRNG state across fork() system calls
when multiple ICC instances are loaded which could result in duplicate Session
IDs and a risk of duplicate key material.
CVSS Base Score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
139071 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-2016-0702
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive
information, caused by a side-channel attack against a system based on the
Intel Sandy-Bridge microarchitecture. An attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to recover RSA keys.
CVSS Base Score: 2.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
111144 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-1681
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server (IBM Liberty for Java for Bluemix
3.15) could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by
improper handling of application requests, which could allow unauthorized
access to read a file. IBM X-Force ID: 134003.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
134003 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cognos Controller 10.2.0

IBM Cognos Controller 10.2.1

IBM Cognos Controller 10.3.0

IBM Cognos Controller 10.3.1

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the fix for versions listed as soon as
practical:
10.2.0: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24044754
10.2.1:  http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24044754
10.3.0: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24044754
10.3.1: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24044754

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
IBM Java SDK security bulletin(Oct 2017)


Change History

27 April 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.

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