ESB-2018.1538 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX][Mac] IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-05-21

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                               ESB-2018.1538
       Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM ILOG
                         CPLEX Optimization Studio
                                21 May 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Mac OS
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-2783  

Reference:         ASB-2018.0085
                   ESB-2018.1255

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22016433

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM ILOG
CPLEX Optimization Studio

Security Bulletin

Document information
Software version: 12.4, 12.4.0.1, 12.5, 12.5.0.1, 12.5.1, 12.6, 12.6.0.1,
12.6.1, 12.6.2, 12.6.3, 12.7.0, 12.7.1, 12.8.0
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, OS X, Solaris, Windows
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 2016433
Modified date: 18 May 2018

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Runtime Environment Java Versions
6, 7 and 8 used by IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio. These issues were
disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in April 2018.

Vulnerability Details

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.
CVEID: CVE-2018-2783
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security
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/
141939 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)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio v12.8 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

- From v12.4 to v12.5.1:
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 65 and
subsequent releases

- From v12.6 to v12.6.3:
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 25 and
subsequent releases

- From v12.7:
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 5 Fix Pack 15 and
subsequent releases


The recommended solution is to download and install the appropriate version of
IBM JRE as soon as practicable.

  * Before installing a newer version of IBM JRE, please ensure that you:
  * Close any open programs that you may have running;
  * Rename the initial directory of the IBM JRE (for example: with a .old at
    the end),

  * Download and install the appropriate IBM JRE version.


Here are the detailed instructions for updating IBM JRE.

You must verify that applying this fix does not cause any compatibility issues.

For HP-UX, MacOS and Solaris, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported
version/release/platform of the product.

Change History

18 May 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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