ESB-2018.2272 - [Win][AIX] IBM eDiscovery Manager: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2018-08-07

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                               ESB-2018.2272
        Security Bulletin: eDiscovery Manager is affected by public
                  disclosed vulnerability from Apache Poi
                               7 August 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM eDiscovery Manager
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-12626  

Reference:         ESB-2018.1979
                   ESB-2018.0592

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10719481

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Security Bulletin: eDiscovery Manager is affected by public disclosed
vulnerability from Apache Poi

Document information
More support for: eDiscovery Manager
Software version: 2.2.2.3

Operating system(s): AIX, Windows

Reference #: 0719481

Modified date: 06 August 2018

Security Bulletin

Summary

Apache POI is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error while
parsing malicious WMF, EMF, MSG and macros and specially crafted DOC, PPT and
XLS. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted file, a remote attacker
could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an
infinite loop or an out of memory exception.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-12626
DESCRIPTION: Apache POI is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an
error while parsing malicious WMF, EMF, MSG and macros and specially crafted
DOC, PPT and XLS. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted file, a
remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to
enter into an infinite loop or an out of memory exception.
CVSS Base Score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See  https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
138361  for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM eDiscovery Manager v2.2.2.3

Remediation/Fixes

+----------------------------------------------+-------+------------------------                                                                  ---------------------------------------------------------+
|Product                                       |VRM    |Remediation                                                                                                                                        |
+----------------------------------------------+-------+------------------------                                                                  ---------------------------------------------------------+
|IBM eDiscovery Manager                        |2.2.2.3|Use IBM eDiscovery Manag                                                                  er 2.2.2.3 Interim Fix 001                               |
+----------------------------------------------+-------+------------------------                                                                  ---------------------------------------------------------+

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

August 06, 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
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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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