ESB-2018.3790 - [Linux][AIX] IBM Algo One: Increased privileges - Existing account 2018-12-06

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                               ESB-2018.3790
                       IBM Algo One gets JRE update
                              6 December 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Algo One
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-12539  

Reference:         ESB-2018.2574
                   ESB-2018.2529.2
                   ESB-2018.3742.3

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10743759

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM Algo One

Document information
Component: Core
Software version: 5.0.0, 5.1.0
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux
Reference #: 0743759
Modified date: 05 December 2018

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition,
Version 7 and 8 used by IBM Algo One. IBM Algo One has addressed the applicable
CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

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 more information
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

IBM Algo One Core 5.0.0 and 5.1.0

Remediation/Fixes

+---------------------------------------------------+
|Product     |VRMF |APAR|Remediation/First Fix      |
|------------+-----+----+---------------------------|
|IBM Algo One|5.0.0|None|iFix 500-412 on Fix Central|
|------------+-----+----+---------------------------|
|IBM Algo One|5.1.0|None|iFix 510-432 on Fix Central|
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Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Acknowledgement

None

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