ESB-2018.1618 - [Win] IBM Cognos Command Center: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-05-30

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                               ESB-2018.1618
Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM
    Cognos Command Center (CVE-2018-2579, CVE-2018-2602, CVE-2018-2603,
        CVE-2018-2633, CVE-2018-1417, CVE-2018-2783, CVE-2018-2794)
                                30 May 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Cognos Command Center
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data          -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Increased Privileges            -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Modify Arbitrary Files          -- Existing Account            
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-2794 CVE-2018-2783 CVE-2018-2633
                   CVE-2018-2603 CVE-2018-2602 CVE-2018-2579
                   CVE-2018-1417  

Reference:         ASB-2018.0100
                   ASB-2018.0024
                   ESB-2018.1564
                   ESB-2018.1555
                   ESB-2018.1538
                   ESB-2018.1500

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22016473

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM
Cognos Command Center (CVE-2018-2579, CVE-2018-2602, CVE-2018-2603,
CVE-2018-2633, CVE-2018-1417, CVE-2018-2783, CVE-2018-2794)

Document information

More support for: Cognos Command Center

Software version: 10.2.4

Operating system(s): Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2016473

Modified date: 29 May 2018

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM(R) Runtime Environment Java(TM)
Technology Edition, Version 8 that is used by IBM Cognos Command Center. These
issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates for January and
April 2018.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-2579
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE 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 related to the Java SE 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)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2603
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE 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-2018-2633
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JNDI
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the
system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
137885 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-1417
DESCRIPTION: Under certain circumstances, a flaw in the J9 JVM allows
untrusted code running under a security manager to elevate its privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
138823 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:H)

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)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2794
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the
system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
141950 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cognos Command Center 10.2.4 All Editions

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the IBM JRE 8.0.5.15 to the affected
version of IBM Cognos Command Center.

The fix can be found here:

10.24-BA-CCC-Win32-JRE-8SR5FP15

Installation instructions for applying this fix.

For Microsoft Windows servers where the Agent or the Server component is
installed please follow this procedure:

Step 1:
Download the 32 bit IBM Java JRE (file name: ibm-java-jre-80-win-i386.zip,
Size: 174.7 MB, Build: pwi3280sr5fp15-20180502_01(SR5 FP15)).

Step 2:
Stop the CccServer, CccQueue and CccAgent Microsoft Windows services.

Step 3:

Rename the <INSTALLDIR>\Common\java.8.0.0 directory to <INSTALLDIR>\Common\
java.8.0.0.orig

Step 4:
Unpack the content of the ibm-java-jre-80-win-i386.zip file to <INSTALLDIR>\
Common\java.8.0.0

Step 5:
Start the CccAgent, CccQueue and CccServer Microsoft Windows services.

Step 6:
Validate the installation by testing the connectivity to the agent using the
CCC Client.

Upgrade instructions after applying this fix.

For all IBM Cognos Command Center installations with the above fix applied:

Before upgrading your installation to a newer version please revert to the
original \java\ directory by following this procedure.

Step A:
Stop the CccServer, CccQueue and CccAgent Windows services.

Step B:
Rename the <INSTALLDIR>\Common\java directory to <INSTALLDIR>\Common\java.cve

Step c:
Rename the <INSTALLDIR>\Common\java.orig directory to <INSTALLDIR>\Common\java

Step D:
Proceed to upgrade your Cognos Command Center installation to a newer version.

Step E:
After the upgrade to the newer version is done, please reapply this fix
starting from Step 1.

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

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3
IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin (January 2018)
IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin (April 2018)

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

29 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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