ESB-2018.3365 - [Win][Linux] IBM TPF Toolkit: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-10-31

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                               ESB-2018.3365
        Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK
                  and IBM Java Runtime affect TPF Toolkit
                              31 October 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM TPF Toolkit
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account            
                   Increased Privileges            -- Existing Account            
                   Create Arbitrary Files          -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-12539 CVE-2018-1656 

Reference:         ESB-2018.3305
                   ESB-2018.3295
                   ESB-2018.3245
                   ESB-2018.3197
                   ESB-2018.3196
                   ESB-2018.3193

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10735559

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK and IBM Java
Runtime affect TPF Toolkit

Document information

More support for: TPF Toolkit

Component: IDE

Software version: 4.2.0, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.2.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, 4.2.7, 
4.2.8, 4.2.9, 4.2.10, 4.2.11, 4.2.12, 4.2.13, 4.6

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 0735559

Modified date: 30 October 2018

Security Bulletin

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM(R) SDK Java(TM) Technology Edition and
IBM(R) Runtime Environment Java(TM) used by TPF Toolkit. TPF Toolkit has addressed
the applicable CVEs.

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 link for "IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin" located
in the "References" section.

CVEID: CVE-2018-1656
DESCRIPTION: The IBM Java Runtime Environment''s Diagnostic Tooling Framework
for Java (DTFJ) does not protect against path traversal attacks when extracting
compressed dump files.
CVSS Base Score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
144882 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-12539
DESCRIPTION: Eclipse OpenJ9 could allow a local attacker to gain elevated
privileges on the system, caused by the failure to restrict the use of Java
Attach API to connect to an Eclipse OpenJ9 or IBM JVM on the same machine and
use Attach API operations to only the process owner. An attacker could exploit
this vulnerability to execute untrusted native code and gain elevated
privileges on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
148389 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

TPF Toolkit 4.2 and 4.6

Remediation/Fixes

+------------+---------+----------+-------------------------------------------+
|Product     |VRMF     |APAR      |Remediation/First Fix                      |
+------------+---------+----------+-------------------------------------------+
|TPF Toolkit |4.2      |JR60161   | 1. Install the latest version of IBM      |
|            |         |          |    Installation Manager.                  |
|            |         |          | 2. Apply Interim Fix 4.2.14 by using IBM  |
|            |         |          |    Installation Manager.                  |
|            |         |          | 3. Update the Java installation on your z/|
|            |         |          |    OS or Linux on z Systems (or both)     |
|            |         |          |    systems that the TPF Toolkit connects  |
|            |         |          |    to. Download the latest version of Java|
|            |         |          |    from http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/|
|            |         |          |    java/jdk/                              |
+------------+---------+----------+-------------------------------------------+
|TPF Toolkit |4.6      |None      |Apply the appropriate fix from Fix Central |
|            |         |          |for your platform:                         |
|            |         |          |                                           |
|            |         |          |  o For Windows, apply fix                 |
|            |         |          |    4.6-TPFTK-WIN-SDK-8SR5FP20.            |
|            |         |          |  o For Linux, apply fix                   |
|            |         |          |    4.6-TPFTK-LINUX-SDK-8SR5FP20.          |
+------------+---------+----------+-------------------------------------------+



Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

30 Oct 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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