ESB-2018.2195 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM InfoSphere Information Server: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-07-30

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                               ESB-2018.2195
        Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK
                 affects IBM InfoSphere Information Server
                               30 July 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM InfoSphere Information Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account      
                   Modify Arbitrary Files          -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-2800 CVE-2018-2799 CVE-2018-2798
                   CVE-2018-2797 CVE-2018-2796 CVE-2018-2795
                   CVE-2018-2794 CVE-2018-2790 CVE-2018-2783

Reference:         ASB-2018.0100
                   ASB-2018.0085
                   ESB-2018.2180
                   ESB-2018.2176
                   ESB-2018.2167
                   ESB-2018.2166
                   ESB-2018.2136

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10716941

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affects IBM
InfoSphere Information Server

Security Bulletin

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in the IBM(R) SDK Java(TM) Technology Edition,
Versions 6 and 7 that are used by IBM InfoSphere Information Server. These
issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in April 2018.

Vulnerability Details

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)

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-2018-2799
DESCRIPTION:  An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JAXP
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/
141955  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-2018-2798
DESCRIPTION:  An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE AWT 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/
141954  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-2018-2797
DESCRIPTION:  An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JMX 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/
141953  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-2018-2796
DESCRIPTION:  An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Concurrency
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/
141952  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-2018-2795
DESCRIPTION:  An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security
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/
141951  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-2018-2800
DESCRIPTION:  An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE RMI component
could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact,
low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See  https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
141956  for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:  CVE-2018-2790
DESCRIPTION:  An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality
impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See  https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
141946  for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:

IBM InfoSphere Information Server: versions 9.1, 11.3, 11.5, and 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: versions 11.5, and 11.7

Remediation/Fixes

Product                     VRMF    APAR       Remediation/First Fix

InfoSphere Information      11.7    JR59513    --Follow instructions in the
Server, Information Server                     README
on Cloud

InfoSphere Information      11.5    JR59513    --Follow instructions in the
Server, Information Server                     README
on Cloud

InfoSphere Information      11.3    JR59513    --Follow instructions in the
Server                                         README

InfoSphere Information      9.1     JR59513    --Upgrade to a new release
Server

For versions 8.5, 8.7 IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/
release/platform of the product.

Contact Technical Support:

In the United States and Canada dial 1-800-IBM-SERV
View the support contacts for other countries outside of the United States.
Electronically open a Service Request with Information Server Technical
Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

27 July 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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