ESB-2018.1453 - [Win][Linux][AIX] IBM Watson Explorer: Modify arbitrary files - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-05-11

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                               ESB-2018.1453
       Vulnerability affects Watson Explorer Foundational Components
                                11 May 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Watson Explorer
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-10295  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22015759

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability affects Watson Explorer Foundational
Components

Security Bulletin

Document information
Software version: 8.2.0, 9.0.0, 10.0.0, 11.0.0, 11.0.1, 11.0.2
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows
Reference #: 2015759
Modified date: 05 May 2018

Summary

Security vulnerabilities have been identified in IBM? Runtime Environment Java?
Technology Edition that is used by Watson Explorer.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-10295
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java
SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit 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)

Affected Products and Versions

These vulnerabilities apply to the following products and versions:

  * Watson Explorer Foundational Components version 11.0.0.3 and earlier,
    version 11.0.1, version 11.0.2, version 10.0.0.4 and earlier, version
    9.0.0.8 and earlier, and version 8.2-6 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

Follow these steps to upgrade to the required version of IBM Java Runtime.
The table reflects product names at the time the specified versions were
released. To use the links to Fix Central in this table, you must first log in
to the IBM Support Fix Central site at http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/.

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|   Affected   |Affected  |Required IBM|                                                              |
|   Product    |Versions  |Java Runtime|               How to acquire and apply the fix               |
|--------------+----------+------------+--------------------------------------------------------------|
|IBM Watson    |11.0 -    |JVM 8 SR5   |Upgrade to Version 11.0.2.2.                                  |
|Explorer      |11.0.0.3, |FP5 or later|                                                              |
|Foundational  |11.0.1,   |            |See Watson Explorer Version 11.0.2.2 Foundational Components  |
|Components    |11.0.2    |            |for download information and instructions.                    |
|--------------+----------+------------+--------------------------------------------------------------|
|IBM Watson    |10.0 -    |JVM 8 SR5   | 1. If you have not already installed, install V10.0 Fix Pack |
|Explorer      |10.0.0.4  |FP5 or later|    4 (see the Fix Pack download document). If you upgrade to |
|Foundational  |          |            |    Version 10.0.0.4 after you update IBM Java Runtime, your  |
|Components    |          |            |    changes are lost and you must repeat the steps.           |
|              |          |            | 2. Download the IBM Java Runtime, Version 8 package for your |
|              |          |            |    edition (Standard, Enterprise, or Advanced) and operating |
|              |          |            |    system from Fix Central: interim fix                      |
|              |          |            |    10.0.0.4-WS-WatsonExplorer-<Edition>Foundational-<OS>     |
|              |          |            |    -8SR5FP5 or later (for example,                           |
|              |          |            |    10.0.0.4-WS-WatsonExplorer-EEFoundational-Linux-8SR5FP11).|
|              |          |            | 3. To apply the fix, follow the steps in Updating IBM Java   |
|              |          |            |    Runtime.                                                  |
|--------------+----------+------------+--------------------------------------------------------------|
|IBM Watson    |9.0 -     |JVM 7.1 SR4 |Upgrade to Version 9.0.0.9.                                   |
|Explorer      |9.0.0.8   |FP15 or     |                                                              |
|              |          |later       |See Watson Explorer Version 9.0.0.9 Foundational Components   |
|              |          |            |for download information and instructions.                    |
|--------------+----------+------------+--------------------------------------------------------------|
|IBM InfoSphere|8.2 -     |JVM 7.1 SR4 |Upgrade to Version 8.2-7.                                     |
|Data Explorer |8.2-6     |FP15 or     |                                                              |
|              |          |later       |See Watson Explorer Version 8.2-7 Foundational Components for |
|              |          |            |download information and instructions.                        |
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Change History

25 Apr 2018 : initially 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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