ESB-2019.0423 - [Appliance] IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700: Multiple vulnerabilities 2019-02-11

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2019.0423
        Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM(R) SDK, Java(TM) Technology
                 Edition affect IBM Virtualization Engine
                             11 February 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Create Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Delete Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service      -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-3180 CVE-2018-3139 CVE-2018-2973
                   CVE-2018-1517  

Reference:         ESB-2019.0418
                   ASB-2018.0290
                   ASB-2018.0256
                   ASB-2018.0169

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10732035

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Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM(R) SDK, Java(TM) Technology
Edition affect IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 - July 2018 & October 2018

More support for: TS7700 virtual tape systems

Version: All Versions

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 0732035

Modified date: 08 February 2019

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM(R) SDK, Java(TM) Technology Edition,
Versions 7 and 8, that are used by IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700. These
issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in July 2018 and
October 2018.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1517
DESCRIPTION: A flaw in the java.math component in IBM SDK, Java Technology
Edition may allow an attacker to inflict a denial-of-service attack with
specially crafted String data.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
141681 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:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2973
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java
SE, Java SE Embedded JSSE component could 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-2018-3139
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java
SE, Java SE Embedded Networking component could allow an unauthenticated
attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality
impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
151455 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

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

All versions of microcode for the IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 (3957-V07,
3957-VEB, 3957-VEC) prior to and including the following are affected:

+-------------+-----+--------+
|Machine Type |Model|Version |
+-------------+-----+--------+
|3957         |V07  |8.42.1.8|
+-------------+-----+--------+
|3957         |VEB  |8.42.1.8|
+-------------+-----+--------+
|3957         |VEC  |8.42.1.8|
+-------------+-----+--------+

Remediation/Fixes

Contact IBM Service at 1-800-IBM-SERV to arrange an upgrade to the latest
microcode version followed by the installation of VTD_EXEC.269 as needed.
Minimum microcode versions are shown below:

+------------+-----+--------------------------------------+
|Machine Type|Model|                 Fix                  |
+------------+-----+--------------------------------------+
|            |     |Upgrade to 8.33.3.14 + VTD_EXEC.269   |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |- OR -                                |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |Upgrade to 8.40.2.12 + VTD_EXEC.269   |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |- OR -                                |
|            |     |                                      |
|3957        |V07  |Upgrade to 8.41.200.113 + VTD_EXEC.269|
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |- OR -                                |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |Upgrade to 8.41.201.4 + VTD_EXEC.269  |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |- OR -                                |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |Upgrade to 8.42.1.8 + VTD_EXEC.269    |
+------------+-----+--------------------------------------+
|            |     |Upgrade to 8.33.3.14 + VTD_EXEC.269   |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |- OR -                                |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |Upgrade to 8.40.2.12 + VTD_EXEC.269   |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |- OR -                                |
|            |     |                                      |
|3957        |VEB  |Upgrade to 8.41.200.113 + VTD_EXEC.269|
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |- OR -                                |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |Upgrade to 8.41.201.4 + VTD_EXEC.269  |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |- OR -                                |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |Upgrade to 8.42.1.8 + VTD_EXEC.269    |
+------------+-----+--------------------------------------+
|            |     |Upgrade to 8.40.2.12 + VTD_EXEC.269   |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |- OR -                                |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |Upgrade to 8.41.200.113 + VTD_EXEC.269|
|            |     |                                      |
|3957        |VEC  |- OR -                                |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |Upgrade to 8.41.201.4 + VTD_EXEC.269  |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |- OR -                                |
|            |     |                                      |
|            |     |Upgrade to 8.42.1.8 + VTD_EXEC.269    |
+------------+-----+--------------------------------------+

The minimum VTD_EXEC version is shown below:

+-----------------+-------+
|VTD_EXEC Package |Version|
+-----------------+-------+
|VTD_EXEC.269     |v1.09  |
+-----------------+-------+

Workarounds and Mitigations

Although IBM recommends that you upgrade to the fixes identified above, you can
mitigate, but not eliminate the risk of these vulnerabilities by restricting
physical and network access to the TS7700 to authorized users and IBM Service
Personnel only.

Acknowledgement

CVE-2018-1517 was reported to IBM by Michael Weissbacher

Change History

8 February 2019: Original version published 8 February 2019: Added 8.41.201.4
to supported fix level recommendations


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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