ESB-2018.1764 - [Win] IBM Sterling Connect:Direct: Modify arbitrary files - Existing account 2018-06-14

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                               ESB-2018.1764
       Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime Affects
             IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows
                               14 June 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Sterling Connect:Direct
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files   -- Existing Account
                   Denial of Service        -- Existing Account
                   Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-2602  

Reference:         ASB-2018.0024
                   ESB-2018.1735
                   ESB-2018.1712
                   ESB-2018.0207
                   ESB-2018.0205
                   ESB-2018.0180

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22017305

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime Affects IBM Sterling
Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows

More support for: Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows

Software version: 4.7

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 2017305

Modified date: 13 June 2018

Security Bulletin

Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM(R) Runtime Environment Java(TM) Version 7 and 8 used
by IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows. The issue was disclosed
as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2018.

Vulnerability Details

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)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows 4.7.0.0 through
4.7.0.5_iFix015
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for Microsoft Windows 4.8.0.0 through
4.8.0.0_iFix005

Remediation/Fixes

+----------------------------+------+-------+---------------------------------+
|Product                     |VRMF  |APAR   |Remediation/First Fix            |
+----------------------------+------+-------+---------------------------------+
|IBM Sterling Connect:Direct |4.7.0 |IT25318|4.7.0.5_iFix016, available on Fix|
|for Microsoft Windows       |      |       |Central                          |
+----------------------------+------+-------+---------------------------------+
|IBM Sterling Connect:Direct |4.8.0 |IT25318|4.8.0.0_iFix006, available on Fix|
|for Microsoft Windows       |      |       |Central                          |
+----------------------------+------+-------+---------------------------------+
For older versions/releases IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported
version/release of the product.

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 Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

12 June 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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