ESB-2019.0471 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][AIX] IBM: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2019-02-14

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                               ESB-2019.0471
 Security Bulletin: IBM FileNet Content Manager and IBM Enterprise Content
      Management Text Search security vulnerability in Apache PDFBox
                             14 February 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM FileNet Content Manager
                   IBM Enterprise Content Management
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-11797  

Reference:         ESB-2019.0035
                   ESB-2018.3562
                   ESB-2018.3254
                   ESB-2018.3170
                   ESB-2018.3026.2

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10734711

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Security Bulletin: IBM FileNet Content Manager and IBM Enterprise Content
Management Text Search security vulnerability in Apache PDFBox

More support for: FileNet Content Manager

Component: Content Platform Engine, Content Search Services

Software version: 5.2.1, 5.5.0, 5.5.1

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

Reference #: 0734711

Modified date: 13 February 2019
Summary

Denial of service vulnerability may affect Apache PDFBox v1.8.15 used by IBM
FileNet Content Manager and IBM Enterprise Content Management Text Search.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-11797
DESCRIPTION: Apache PDFBox is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a
flaw when parsing the page tree. By persuading a victim to open a
specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to
cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base Score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
150898 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

FileNet Content Manager 5.2.1, 5.5.0, 5.5.1

Remediation/Fixes

To resolve these vulnerabilities, install one of the patch sets listed below
to upgrade Apache PDFBox to v1.8.16.

+-------------------------------------+----------+--------------+----------------------------------------------------+
|Product                              |VRMF      |APAR          |Remediation/First Fix                               |
+-------------------------------------+----------+--------------+----------------------------------------------------+
|FileNet Content Manager              |5.2.1     |PJ45534       |5.2.1.7-P8CPE-IF005 - 2/13/2019                     |
|                                     |          |PJ45535       |5.2.1.7-P8CSS-IF005 - 2/13/2019                     |
|                                     |5.5.0     |PJ45534       |5.5.0.0-P8CPE-IF003 - 12/18/2018                    |
|                                     |          |PJ45535       |5.5.0.0-P8CSS-IF003 - 12/18/2018                    |
|                                     |5.5.1     |PJ45534       |5.5.1.0-P8CPE-IF002 - 1/15/2019                     |
|                                     |          |PJ45535       |5.5.1.0-P8CSS-IF002 - 1/15/2019                     |
+-------------------------------------+----------+--------------+----------------------------------------------------+

In the above table, the APAR links will provide more information about the
fix.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

13 February, 2019: Original version published


Disclaimer

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Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
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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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