ESB-2019.0339 - [Win][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Application Server: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated 2019-02-06

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                               ESB-2019.0339
        Security Bulletin: Potential denial of service in WebSphere
                    Application Server (CVE-2018-10237)
                              6 February 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Application Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-10237  

Reference:         ESB-2018.2364
                   ESB-2018.2879
                   ESB-2018.2621
                   ESB-2018.2560

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10795696

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Security Bulletin: Potential denial of service in WebSphere Application
Server (CVE-2018-10237)

Document information
More support for: WebSphere Application Server Liberty Core
Software version: All Versions
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Software edition: Liberty
Reference #: 0795696
Modified date: 05 February 2019
Security Bulletin

Summary

There is a potential denial of service with the Google Guava library that
is used in WebSphere Application Server.
Vulnerability Details
CVEID: CVE-2018-10237
DESCRIPTION: Google Guava is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused
by improper eager allocation checks in the AtomicDoubleArray and
CompoundOrdering class. By sending a specially-crafted data, a remote
attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service
condition.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/142508
for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects the following versions and releases of IBM
WebSphere Application Server:

WebSphere Application Server Liberty
WebSphere Application Server Traditional  Version 9
WebSphere Application Server Traditional Version 8.5


Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix, or Fix Pack as soon
as practical.

For WebSphere Application Server Liberty:

- - Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then
apply Interim Fix  PH07297
- --OR--
- - Apply Fix Pack 19.0.0.1 or later (targeted availability 1Q2019).


For WebSphere Application Server traditional and WebSphere Application
Server Hypervisor Edition:

For V9.0.0.0 through 9.0.0.10:

- - Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then
apply Interim Fix  PH07297
- --OR--
- - Apply Fix Pack 9.0.0.11 or later (targeted availability 2Q2019)


For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.14 using Java SE 6:

- - Refer to the following note:  Java SE 6 end of service

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.14 using Java SE 7  or later:
- - Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then
apply Interim Fix  PH07297
- --OR--
- - Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.16 or later  (targeted availability 4Q2019)

Change History

05 February 2019: original document published

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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