ESB-2019.1122 - [Win] IBM Cognos Command Center: Multiple vulnerabilities 2019-04-03

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                               ESB-2019.1122
          Multiple Vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM
                           Cognos Command Center
                               3 April 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Cognos Command Center
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Modify Arbitrary Files          -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-2426 CVE-2018-12547 CVE-2018-3180
                   CVE-2018-3139  

Reference:         ASB-2019.0018
                   ASB-2018.0290
                   ASB-2018.0256
                   ESB-2019.1117
                   ESB-2019.1085
                   ESB-2019.1060.2

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10878336

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Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM
Cognos Command Center (CVE-2018-3139, CVE-2018-3180, CVE-2018-12547,
CVE-2019-2426)

Document information

More support for: Cognos Command Center

Software version: 10.2.4, 10.2.4.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 0878336

Modified date: 02 April 2019

Summary

There are vulnerabilities in IBM(R) Runtime Environment Java(TM) Technology
Edition, Version 8 that is used by IBM Cognos Command Center. These issues
were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates for October 2018 and
January 2019.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-3139
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the 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 related to the Java SE 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)

CVEID: CVE-2018-12547
DESCRIPTION: Eclipse OpenJ9 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by
improper bounds checking by the jio_snprintf() and jio_vsnprintf() functions.
By sending an overly long argument, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer
and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
157512 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2019-2426

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Networking
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive
information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack
vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
155744 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:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cognos Command Center 10.2.4.1 (FP1)

IBM Cognos Command Center 10.2.4

Remediation/Fixes
The recommended solution is to apply the applicable version of the IBM JRE
8.0.5.30 to  your version of IBM Cognos Command Center.

The fixes can be found here: 
IBM Cognos Command Center version 10.2.4.1. (FP1) (64-bit IBM JRE)
IBM Cognos Command Center version 10.2.4 (32-bit IBM JRE)
 

Please follow the instructions for your version of Cognos Command Center.
For IBM Cognos Command Center version 10.2.4.1. (FP1) (64-bit IBM JRE):

Step 1: 
Download the 64 bit IBM Java JRE (file name: bm-java-jre-80-win-x86_64.zip,
Size: 173.3 MB, Build: pwa64800sr5fp30-20190207_01(SR5 FP30)).

Step 2:
Stop the CccServer, CccQueue and CccAgent Microsoft Windows services.

Step 3:
Rename the <INSTALLDIR>\Common\java.8.0.0 directory to <INSTALLDIR>\Common\
java.8.0.0.orig

Step 4:
Unpack the content of the ibm-java-sdk-80-win-x86_64.zip file to <INSTALLDIR>\
Common\java.8.0.0

Step 5:
Start the CccAgent, CccQueue and CccServer Microsoft Windows services.

Step 6:
Validate the installation by testing the connectivity to the agent using the
CCC Client.


For IBM Cognos Command Center version 10.2.4 (32-bit IBM JRE):
For Microsoft Windows servers where the Agent or the Server component is
installed please follow this procedure:

Step 1:
Download the 32 bit IBM Java JRE (file name: ibm-java-jre-80-win-i386.zip,
Size: 144.8bMB, Build: pwi3280sr5fp30-20190207_01(SR5 FP30)).

Step 2:
Stop the CccServer, CccQueue and CccAgent Microsoft Windows services.

Step 3:
Rename the <INSTALLDIR>\Common\java.8.0.0 directory to <INSTALLDIR>\Common\
java.8.0.0.orig

Step 4:
Unpack the content of the ibm-java-jre-80-win-i386.zip file to <INSTALLDIR>\
Common\java.8.0.0

Step 5:
Start the CccAgent, CccQueue and CccServer Microsoft Windows services.

Step 6:
Validate the installation by testing the connectivity to the agent using the
CCC Client.


Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

Change History

2 April 2019: Original Version Published.


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