ESB-2018.2689 - [Linux][IBM i][AIX] IBM Rational Developer: Modify arbitrary files - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-09-11

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                               ESB-2018.2689
Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect Rational
         Developer for i and Rational Developer for AIX and Linux
                             11 September 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational Developer
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   IBM i
                   AIX
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files   -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Create Arbitrary Files   -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Delete Arbitrary Files   -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-2783  

Reference:         ASB-2018.0100
                   ASB-2018.0085
                   ESB-2018.1462
                   ESB-2018.1255

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10730623

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect Rational
Developer for i and Rational Developer for AIX and Linux


Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for i

Software version: 9.0, 9.0.0.1, 9.0.1, 9.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.1.1, 9.1.1.2, 9.1.1.3,
9.1.1.4, 9.5, 9.5.0.1, 9.5.0.2, 9.5.0.3, 9.5.1, 9.5.1.1, 9.5.1.2, 9.6.0,
9.6.0.1, 9.6.0.2, 9.6.0.3

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Software edition: AIX COBOL Edition, C/C++ Edition, Modernization Tools- EGL
Edition, Modernization Tools- Java Edition, RPG and COBOL Tools

Reference #: 0730623

Modified date: 06 September 2018


Security Bulletin

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM(R) SDK Java(TM) Technology Edition,
Versions 7 and 8 that are used by Rational Developer for i and Rational
Developer for AIX and Linux. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM
Java SDK updates in April 2018 (CVE-2018-2783) and are included in the April
update.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-2783
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java
SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit 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)

Affected Products and Versions

+--------------------------------------+--------------------------------------+
|Product Name                          |Versions Affected                     |
+--------------------------------------+--------------------------------------+
|Rational Developer for i              |9.0, 9.0.0.1, 9.0.1, 9.1, 9.1.1,      |
|                                      |9.1.1.1, 9.5, 9.5.0.1, 9.5.0.2,       |
|                                      |9.5.0.3, 9.5.1, 9.5.1.1, 9.5.1.2,     |
|                                      |9.6.0, 9.6.0.1, 9.6.0.2, 9.6.0.3      |
+--------------------------------------+--------------------------------------+
|Rational Developer for AIX and Linux, |9.0, 9.0.0.1, 9.0.1, 9.1, 9.1.1,      |
|AIX COBOL Edition                     |9.1.1.1, 9.1.1.2, 9.1.1.3, 9.1.1.4    |
+--------------------------------------+--------------------------------------+
|Rational Developer for AIX and Linux, |9.0, 9.0.0.1, 9.0.1, 9.1, 9.1.1,      |
|C/C++ Edition                         |9.1.1.1, 9.1.1.2, 9.1.1.3, 9.1.1.4    |
+--------------------------------------+--------------------------------------+

Remediation/Fixes

Update the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition of the product to address this
vulnerability:

+------------------+------------------------+---------------------------------+
|Product           |VRMF                    |Remediation/First Fix            |
+------------------+------------------------+---------------------------------+
|Rational Developer|9.0 through to 9.1      |  o For all versions, update the |
|for i             |                        |    currently installed product  |
|                  |                        |    using Installation Manager. ^|
|                  |                        |    For instructions on          |
|                  |                        |    installing this update using |
|                  |                        |    Installation Manager, review |
|                  |                        |    the topic Updating Installed |
|                  |                        |    Product Packages in the IBM  |
|                  |                        |    Knowledge Center.            |
|                  |                        |  o Or, you can optionally       |
|                  |                        |    download the update manually |
|                  |                        |    and apply interim fix: IBM   |
|                  |                        |    SDK Java Technology Edition  |
|                  |                        |    Critical Patch Update - April|
|                  |                        |    2018 - RDi. Make sure to     |
|                  |                        |    click on the Java 7.0 Update |
|                  |                        |    FC link to update to IBM Java|
|                  |                        |    7 SR10 FP25.                 |
+------------------+------------------------+---------------------------------+
|                  |                        |  o For all versions, update the |
|                  |                        |    currently installed product  |
|                  |                        |    to the 9.5.1.3 Fix Pack level|
|                  |                        |    using Installation Manager. ^|
|                  |                        |    For instructions on          |
|                  |                        |    installing this update using |
|                  |                        |    Installation Manager, review |
|                  |                        |    the topic Updating Installed |
|                  |                        |    Product Packages in the IBM  |
|Rational Developer|                        |    Knowledge Center.            |
|for i             |9.5                     |  o Or, you can optionally       |
|                  |                        |    download the 9.5.1.3 Fix Pack|
|                  |                        |    manually to get Java 8.0     |
|                  |                        |    updated to the IBM Java 8 SR5|
|                  |                        |    FP15 level as described here:|
|                  |                        |    IBM SDK Java Technology      |
|                  |                        |    Edition Critical Patch Update|
|                  |                        |    - April 2018 - RDi.  The     |
|                  |                        |    download links for Fix Packs |
|                  |                        |    are available on the RDi Fix |
|                  |                        |    List page.                   |
+------------------+------------------------+---------------------------------+
|Rational Developer|9.6                     |  o For all versions, update the |
|for i             |                        |    currently installed product  |
|                  |                        |    to the 9.6.0.4 Fix Pack level|
|                  |                        |    using Installation Manager. ^|
|                  |                        |    For instructions on          |
|                  |                        |    installing this update using |
|                  |                        |    Installation Manager, review |
|                  |                        |    the topic Updating Installed |
|                  |                        |    Product Packages in the IBM  |
|                  |                        |    Knowledge Center.            |
|                  |                        |  o Or, you can optionally       |
|                  |                        |    download the 9.6.0.4 Fix Pack|
|                  |                        |    manually to get Java 8.0     |
|                  |                        |    updated to the IBM Java 8 SR5|
|                  |                        |    FP15 level as described here:|
|                  |                        |    IBM SDK Java Technology      |
|                  |                        |    Edition Critical Patch Update|
|                  |                        |    - April 2018 - RDi.  The     |
|                  |                        |    download links for Fix Packs |
|                  |                        |    are available on the RDi Fix |
|                  |                        |    List page.                   |
+------------------+------------------------+---------------------------------+
|Rational Developer|9.0 through to 9.1      |  o For all client versions,     |
|for AIX and Linux |                        |    update the currently         |
|                  |                        |    installed product using      |
|                  |                        |    Installation Manager. For    |
|                  |                        |    instructions on installing   |
|                  |                        |    this update using            |
|                  |                        |    Installation Manager, review |
|                  |                        |    the topic Updating Installed |
|                  |                        |    Product Packages in the IBM  |
|                  |                        |    Knowledge Center.            |
|                  |                        |  o Or, you can optionally       |
|                  |                        |    download the update manually |
|                  |                        |    and apply interim fix: IBM   |
|                  |                        |    SDK Java Technology Edition  |
|                  |                        |    Critical Patch Update - April|
|                  |                        |    2018- RDAL. Make sure to     |
|                  |                        |    click on the Java 7.0 Update |
|                  |                        |    FC link to update to IBM Java|
|                  |                        |    7 SR10 FP25.                 |
+------------------+------------------------+---------------------------------+


Change History

6 September 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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