ESB-2018.3958 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM MQ Internet Pass-Thru: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-12-21

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                               ESB-2018.3958
                     IBM MQ receives security updates
                             21 December 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM MQ Internet Pass-Thru
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account            
                   Increased Privileges            -- Existing Account            
                   Modify Arbitrary Files          -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Create Arbitrary Files          -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-12539 CVE-2018-3180 CVE-2018-1656

Reference:         ASB-2018.0256
                   ESB-2018.2528.2

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10738985
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10789805

Comment: This bulletin contains two (2) IBM security advisories.

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM MQ
Internet Pass Thru

Security Bulletin

Document information
Component: MQIPT
Software version: 2.1
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 0738985
Modified date: 20 December 2018

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Runtime Environment Java Version
7.0.10.30 used by IBM MQ Internet Pass Thru. These issues were disclosed as
part of the IBM Java SDK updates in July 2018.

Vulnerability Details

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-2018-1656
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

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 30 (or
later) and earlier releases provided by WebSphere MQIPT 2.1 on all platforms.

Remediation/Fixes

A JRE update for MQIPT 2.1.0.4 contains fixes for these vulnerabilities and can
be downloaded from the MS81: WebSphere MQ Internet Pass-Thru SupportPac page,
via the Download package link.

Users can follow the instructions contained in Instructions for manually
updating the JRE within an MQIPT V2.1 Installation.

Please note: Users of MQIPT v2.1 on the HP-UX platform are advised that patches
for these issues have not been released by the manufacturer for this JRE level
(7.0) at this time. These updates will be published by IBM when they are
available.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

07 November 2018: Published
14/12/2018: Correction, not published

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Security Bulletin: WebSphere MQ Internet Pass-Thru is affected by multiple
vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime

Document information
Component: MQIPT
Software version: 2.1
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 0789805
Modified date: 20 December 2018

Summary

WebSphere MQ Internet Pass-Thru has addressed the following vulnerabilities in
IBM Runtime Environment Java Version 7.0.10.35. These issues were disclosed
as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in October 2018.

Vulnerability Details

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 in Oracle Java SE related to the Java
SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit 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)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 30 and
earlier releases provided by WebSphere MQIPT 2.1 on all platforms.

Remediation/Fixes

These vulnerabilities are fixed in IBM Java Version 7.0 Service Refresh 10 Fix
Pack 35. A JRE update to this level of Java for MQIPT 2.1.0.4 is available to
download from the MS81: WebSphere MQ Internet Pass-Thru SupportPac page, via
the Download package link. The JRE update files are named ms81_jre_ platform
_70sr10fp5, where platform is the operating system and architecture where MQIPT
is running.

Users can follow the instructions contained in Instructions for manually
updating the JRE within an MQIPT V2.1 Installation.

Please note: Users of MQIPT v2.1 on the HP-UX platform are advised that patches
for these issues have not been released by the manufacturer for this JRE level
(7.0) at this time. These updates will be published by IBM when they are
available.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Acknowledgement

None

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