ESB-2018.1653 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Extreme Scale: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-06-01

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                               ESB-2018.1653
Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect WebSphere Extreme Scale
                                1 June 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Extreme Scale
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Reduced Security                -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-2637 CVE-2018-2633 CVE-2018-2603
                   CVE-2018-2602 CVE-2018-2579 

Reference:         ASB-2018.0024
                   ESB-2018.1500
                   ESB-2018.0205

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22016673

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect
WebSphere Extreme Scale

Security Bulletin

Document information
Software version: 7.1, 7.1.1, 8.5, 8.6
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 2016673
Modified date: 31 May 2018

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Runtime Environment Java Version 6,
7 and 8 used by WebSphere eXtreme Scale. These issues were disclosed as part of
the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2018.

Vulnerability Details

If you run your own Java code using the IBM Java Runtime delivered with this
product, evaluate your code to determine whether the complete list of
vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list of
vulnerabilities, refer to the "IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin" page, located in
the "References" section for more information.

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-2018-2637
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JMX 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/
137889 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-2018-2633
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)

Affected Products and Versions

WebSphere Extreme Scale: 7.1.0
WebSphere Extreme Scale: 7.1.1
WebSphere Extreme Scale: 8.5.0
WebSphere Extreme Scale: 8.6.0
WebSphere Extreme Scale: 8.6.1

Remediation/Fixes

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|Product    |VRMF   |APAR     |Remediation/First Fix              |
|-----------+-------+---------+-----------------------------------|
|WebSphere  |7.1.0.3|PI96734  |Refer to the Version 7.1 table in  |
|Extreme    |       |         |the Recommended Fixes page for     |
|Scale      |       |         |WebSphere eXtreme Scale.           |
|-----------+-------+---------+-----------------------------------|
|WebSphere  |7.1.1.1|PI96369  |Refer to the Version 7.1.1 table in|
|Extreme    |       |         |the Recommended Fixes page for     |
|Scale      |       |         |WebSphere eXtreme Scale.           |
|-----------+-------+---------+-----------------------------------|
|WebSphere  |8.5.0.3|PI96369  |Refer to the Version 8.5 table in  |
|Extreme    |       |         |the Recommended Fixes page for     |
|Scale      |       |         |WebSphere eXtreme Scale.           |
|-----------+-------+---------+-----------------------------------|
|WebSphere  |8.6.0.8|PI96369  |Refer to the Version 8.6 table in  |
|Extreme    |       |         |the Recommended Fixes page for     |
|Scale      |       |         |WebSphere eXtreme Scale.           |
|-----------+-------+---------+-----------------------------------|
|WebSphere  |8.6.1.2|PI96369  |Refer to the Version 8.6.1 table in|
|Extreme    |       |         |the Recommended Fixes page for     |
|Scale      |       |         |WebSphere eXtreme Scale.           |
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Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

31 May 2018: original document 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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