ESB-2018.3961 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-12-21

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                               ESB-2018.3961
           Vulnerabilities in Java runtime environment that IBM
                  provides affect WebSphere eXtreme Scale
                             21 December 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files   -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Create Arbitrary Files   -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Delete Arbitrary Files   -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-3180 CVE-2018-2973 

Reference:         ASB-2018.0169
                   ESB-2018.3918

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10791855

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in Java runtime environment that IBM provides
affect WebSphere eXtreme Scale

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: WebSphere eXtreme Scale

Software version: 8.5, 8.6

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 0791855

Modified date: 21 December 2018

Summary

There are vulnerabilities in IBM(R) Runtime Environment Java(TM) Version 6, 7 and 8
used by WebSphere eXtreme Scale. The issues were disclosed as part of the IBM
SDK, Java(TM) Technology Edition updates in July and October 2018.

Vulnerability Details

If you run your own Java code using the Java Runtime that IBM provides with
this product, then evaluate your code to determine whether the complete list of
vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list of
vulnerabilities, refer to the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security
Bulletins located in the "References" section for more information.

CVEID:  CVE-2018-2973
DESCRIPTION:  An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JSSE
component might 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-2018-3180
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JSSE component
might 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

WebSphere Extreme Scale: 8.5.0
WebSphere Extreme Scale: 8.6.0
WebSphere Extreme Scale: 8.6.1

Remediation/Fixes

+-------------+---------+---------+-------------------------------------------+
|   Product   |  VRMF   |  APAR   |           Remediation/First Fix           |
+-------------+---------+---------+-------------------------------------------+
| WebSphere   |         |         | Refer to the Version 8.5 table in the     |
| eXtreme     | 8.5.0.3 | PH05857 | Recommended Fixes page for WebSphere      |
| Scale       |         |         | eXtreme Scale.                            |
+-------------+---------+---------+-------------------------------------------+
| WebSphere   |         |         | Refer to the Version 8.6 table in the     |
| eXtreme     | 8.6.0.8 | PH05857 | Recommended Fixes page for WebSphere      |
| Scale       |         |         | eXtreme Scale.                            |
+-------------+---------+---------+-------------------------------------------+
| WebSphere   |         |         | Refer to the Version 8.6.1 table in the   |
| eXtreme     | 8.6.1.3 | PH05857 | Recommended Fixes page for WebSphere      |
| Scale       |         |         | eXtreme Scale.                            |
+-------------+---------+---------+-------------------------------------------+


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Bulletin July 2018

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Bulletin October 2018

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

2018 December 21 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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