ESB-2019.1086 - [Win][Linux][AIX] IBM InfoSphere Information Server: Access confidential data - Existing account 2019-04-01

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                               ESB-2019.1086
 IBM InfoSphere Information Server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities
                               1 April 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM InfoSphere Information Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1917 CVE-2018-1906 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10872274
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10872320

Comment: This bulletin contaons two (2) advisories.

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IBM InfoSphere Information Server is affected by an Information Disclosure
vulnerability

Product:             InfoSphere Information Server

Software version:    11.3, 11.5, 11.7

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #:         0872274

Security Bulletin

Summary

An Information Disclosure vulnerability was addressed by IBM InfoSphere
Information Server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1917
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Information Server could allow an authenticated
user to access jsp files and disclose sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
152784 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server: versions 11.3, 11.5, and 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: versions 11.5, and 11.7

Remediation/Fixes

+--------------------+-------+-------+----------------------------------------------------+
|Product             |VRMF   |APAR   |Remediation/First Fix                               |
+--------------------+-------+-------+----------------------------------------------------+
|InfoSphere          |       |       |--Setup a new installation of IBM InfoSphere        |
|Information Server, |11.7   |JR60210|Information Server version 11.7.1.0                 |
|Information Server  |       |       |--Current users can contact IBM Customer Support    |
|on Cloud            |       |       |                                                    |
+--------------------+-------+-------+----------------------------------------------------+
|InfoSphere          |       |       |--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version   |
|Information Server, |11.5   |JR60210|11.5.0.2                                            |
|Information Server  |       |       |--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server Framework |
|on Cloud            |       |       |Security Patch                                      |
+--------------------+-------+-------+----------------------------------------------------+
|InfoSphere          |11.3   |JR60210|--Upgrade to a release that has the fix             |
|Information Server  |       |       |                                                    |
+--------------------+-------+-------+----------------------------------------------------+

Contact Technical Support:
In the United States and Canada dial 1-800-IBM-SERV
View the support contacts for other countries outside of the United States.
Electronically open a Service Request with Information Server Technical
Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

29 March 2019: 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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IBM InfoSphere Information Server is affected by an Improper Authentication
vulnerability

Product:             InfoSphere Information Server

Software version:    11.3, 11.5, 11.7

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #:         0872320

Security Bulletin

Summary

An Improper Authentication vulnerability was addressed by IBM InfoSphere
Information Server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1906
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Information Server could allow an authenticated
user to download code using a specially crafted HTTP request.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
152663 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server: versions 11.3, 11.5, and 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: versions 11.5, and 11.7

Remediation/Fixes

Product                   VRMF      APAR       Remediation/First Fix

InfoSphere Information    11.7      JR60202    --Setup a new installation of IBM InfoSphere Information Server
Server, Information                            version 11.7.1.0
Server on Cloud                                --Current users can contact IBM Customer Support

InfoSphere Information    11.5      JR60202    --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.5.0.2
Server, Information                            --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server Framework Security Patch 
Server on Cloud

InfoSphere Information    11.3      JR60202    --Upgrade to a release that is fixed
Server

Change History

29 March 2019: 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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