ESB-2018.3481 - [Win][Linux][AIX] IBM InfoSphere Information Server: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-11-07

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                               ESB-2018.3481
           Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affects IBM
                       InfoSphere Information Server
                              7 November 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM InfoSphere Information Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Delete Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Create Arbitrary Files -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service      -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-2973 CVE-2018-2952 CVE-2018-2940
                   CVE-2018-1656 CVE-2018-1517 CVE-2017-3736
                   CVE-2017-3732 CVE-2016-0705 

Reference:         ASB-2018.0244
                   ASB-2018.0033
                   ASB-2018.0026
                   ASB-2017.0104.2
                   ESB-2018.3305

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10735909

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

Security Bulletin

Document information
Software version: 9.1, 11.3, 11.5, 11.7
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows
Reference #: 0735909
Modified date: 05 November 2018

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in the IBM? SDK Java? Technology Edition,
Versions 7 and 8 that are used by IBM InfoSphere Information Server. These
issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in July 2018.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-3736
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive
information, caused by a carry propagation flaw in the x86_64 Montgomery
squaring function bn_sqrx8x_internal(). An attacker with online access to an
unpatched system could exploit this vulnerability to obtain information about
the private key.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
134397 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:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-3732
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive
information, caused by a carry propagating bug in the x86_64 Montgomery
squaring procedure. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain
information about the private key.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
121313 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-0705
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a
double-free error when parsing DSA private keys. An attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to corrupt memory and cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
111140 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-1517
DESCRIPTION: A flaw in the java.math component in IBM SDK, Java Technology
Edition may allow an attacker to inflict a denial-of-service attack with
specially crafted String data.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
141681 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

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-2018-2973
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java
SE, Java SE Embedded JSSE component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to
cause no confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability
impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
146835 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2952
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java
SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit 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: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
146815 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2940
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java
SE, Java SE Embedded Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated
attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality
impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
146803 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/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   JR59926   --Follow instructions in the 
Server, Information                      README
Server on Cloud

InfoSphere Information  11.5   JR59926   --Follow instructions in the 
Server, Information                      README
Server on Cloud

InfoSphere Information  11.3   JR59926   --Follow instructions in the 
Server                                   README

InfoSphere Information  9.1    JR59926   --Upgrade to a new release
Server

For version 9.1 IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/
platform of the product.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Acknowledgement

CVE-2018-1517 was reported to IBM by Michael Weissbacher

Change History

05 November 2018: Original version published

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