ESB-2018.3621 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] IBM WebSphere Portal: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-11-21

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                               ESB-2018.3621
   Multiple Vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK Affect IBM WebSphere Portal
                             21 November 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Portal
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files   -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Delete Arbitrary Files   -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Denial of Service        -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-3180 CVE-2018-3139 

Reference:         ASB-2018.0290
                   ASB-2018.0256
                   ESB-2018.3528
                   ESB-2018.3391

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10741369

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Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK Affect IBM
WebSphere Portal (October 2018 CPU)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Portal

Software version: 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 0741369

Modified date: 20 November 2018

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM(R) SDK Java(TM) Technology Edition that is
shipped with IBM WebSphere Application Server which is shipped with IBM
WebSphere Portal. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK
updates in October 2018.

Vulnerability Details

Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM(R) Java SDK affect IBM WebSphere Portal.

Note: If you run your own Java code using the IBM Java Runtime delivered with
this product, you should evaluate your code to determine whether the complete
list of vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list of
vulnerabilities please refer to the link for "IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin"
located in the "References" section for more information.

CVEID: CVE-2018-3180
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JSSE component
could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact,
low integrity impact, and low availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
151497 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-3139
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Networking
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive
information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack
vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
151455 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:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

+-------------------------------+----------------------+
|       Affected Product        |  Affected Versions   |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+
|IBM WebSphere Portal           |9.0                   |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+
|IBM WebSphere Portal           |8.5                   |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+
|IBM WebSphere Portal           |8.0                   |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+
|IBM WebSphere Portal           |7.0                   |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+

For unsupported versions IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version
of the product.

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade the SDK per WebSphere Application Server "Security Bulletin: Multiple
Vulnerabilities in IBM(R) Java SDK affect WebSphere Application Server October
2018 CPU".

For V9.0
Upgrade the SDK.

For V8.5
Upgrade the SDK.

For V8.0
Upgrade the SDK.

For V7.0
Upgrade the SDK.

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

20 November 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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