ESB-2018.3959 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM Sterling Secure Proxy: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-12-21

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                               ESB-2018.3959
         Multiple Vulnerabilities affect IBM Sterling Secure Proxy
                             21 December 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Sterling Secure Proxy
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data         -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Cross-site Scripting           -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Unauthorised Access            -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-11775 CVE-2017-7658 CVE-2017-7657
                   CVE-2017-7656  

Reference:         ESB-2018.3913
                   ESB-2018.3744
                   ESB-2018.3163
                   ESB-2018.2543

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10792111

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Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities affect IBM Sterling Secure Proxy

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: Sterling Secure Proxy
Software version: 3.4.3, 3.4.2
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 0792111
Modified date: 19 December 2018

Summary

Three Jetty request smuggling vulnerabilities and an Apache ActiveMQ
man-in-the-middle vulnerability were addressed by IBM Sterling Secure Proxy.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-7656
Description: Eclipse Jetty is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling, caused by a
flaw in the HTTP/1.x Parser. By sending a specially-crafted request, an
attacker could exploit this vulnerability to poison the web cache, bypass web
application firewall protection, and conduct XSS attacks.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
145520 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)


CVE-ID: CVE-2017-7657
Description: Eclipse Jetty is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling, caused by
improper handling of Chunked Transfer-Encoding chunk size. By sending a
specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to
poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct
XSS attacks.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
145521 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-7658
Description: Eclipse Jetty is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling, caused by a
flaw when handling more than one Content-Length headers. By sending a
specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to
poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct
XSS attacks.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
145522 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-11775
Description: Apache ActiveMQ Client could allow a remote attacker to conduct a
man-in-the-middle attack, caused by a missing TLS hostname verification. An
attacker could exploit this vulnerability to launch a man-in-the-middle attack
between a Java application using the ActiveMQ client and the ActiveMQ server.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
149705 for more information
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)
 

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Sterling Secure Proxy 3.4.3 through 3.4.3.2 iFix 2

IBM Sterling Secure Proxy 3.4.2 through 3.4.2 iFix 15

Remediation/Fixes

Product                         VRMF      APAR      How to acquire fix

IBM Sterling Secure Proxy       3.4.3.2   iFix 3    Fix Central

IBM Sterling Secure Proxy       3.4.2.0   iFix 16   Fix Central

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

Important Note

IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the System z
Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security and integrity
service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions on the System z
Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and associated fixes will be
posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing the CVSS scores and applying all
security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any potential risk.

Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

19 December 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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