ESB-2019.1284 - [Win][Linux][AIX] IBM Watson products: Multiple vulnerabilities 2019-04-15

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                               ESB-2019.1284
IBM Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect
             Watson Explorer and IBM Watson Content Analytics
                               15 April 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Watson Explorer
                   IBM Watson Content Analytics
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   AIX
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files   -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-3180  

Reference:         ASB-2018.0290
                   ASB-2018.0256
                   ESB-2019.1264
                   ESB-2019.1144

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10741559

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Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect Watson Explorer and IBM
Watson Content Analytics

Product:             Watson Explorer

Component:           --

Software version:    10.0.0, 11.0.0, 11.0.1, 11.0.2, 12.0.0, 12.0.1, 12.0.2

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #:         0741559

Security Bulletin

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Runtime Environment Java Version 8
and Version 7 used by Watson Explorer and Watson Content Analytics. Watson
Explorer and Watson Content Analytics have addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

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

These vulnerabilities apply to the following products and versions:

+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|Affected Product               |Affected Versions     |Applicable            |
|                               |                      |Vulnerabilities       |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|IBM Watson Explorer Deep       |12.0.0.0, 12.0.1,     |CVE-2018-3180         |
|Analytics Edition Foundational |12.0.2                |                      |
|Components                     |                      |                      |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|IBM Watson Explorer Deep       |12.0.0.0, 12.0.1,     |CVE-2018-3180         |
|Analytics Edition Analytical   |12.0.2                |                      |
|Components                     |                      |                      |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|IBM Watson Explorer Deep       |12.0.0.0, 12.0.0.1,   |CVE-2018-3180         |
|Analytics Edition oneWEX       |12.0.1, 12.0.2        |                      |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|Affected Product               |Affected Versions     |Applicable            |
|                               |                      |Vulnerabilities       |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|IBM Watson Explorer            |11.0.0.0 - 11.0.0.3,  |CVE-2018-3180         |
|Foundational Components        |11.0.1, 11.0.2 -      |                      |
|                               |11.0.2.3              |                      |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|IBM Watson Explorer            |10.0.0.0 - 10.0.0.5   |CVE-2018-3180         |
|Foundational Components        |                      |                      |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|Affected Product               |Affected Versions     |Applicable            |
|                               |                      |Vulnerabilities       |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|IBM Watson Explorer            |                      |                      |
|Foundational Components        |12.0.0.0, 12.0.1,     |CVE-2018-3180         |
|Annotation Administration      |12.0.2                |                      |
|Console                        |                      |                      |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|IBM Watson Explorer            |11.0 - 11.0.0.3,      |CVE-2018-3180         |
|Foundational Components        |11.0.1, 11.0.2 -      |                      |
|Annotation Administration      |11.0.2.3              |                      |
|Console                        |                      |                      |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|IBM Watson Explorer            |10.0.0.0 - 10.0.0.5   |CVE-2018-3180         |
|Foundational Components        |                      |                      |
|Annotation Administration      |                      |                      |
|Console                        |                      |                      |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|IBM Watson Explorer Analytical |11.0.0.0 - 11.0.0.3,  |CVE-2018-3180         |
|Components                     |11.0.1, 11.0.2 -      |                      |
|                               |11.0.2.3              |                      |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|IBM Watson Explorer Analytical |10.0.0.0 - 10.0.0.2   |CVE-2018-3180         |
|Components                     |                      |                      |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+
|IBM Watson Content Analytics   |3.5.0.0 - 3.5.0.4     |CVE-2018-3180         |
+-------------------------------+----------------------+----------------------+

Remediation/Fixes

Follow these steps to upgrade to the required version of IBM Java Runtime.

The table reflects product names at the time the specified versions were
released. To use the links to Fix Central in this table, you must first log in
to the IBM Support Fix Central site at http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/ .

+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|              |Affected |Required|                                                                 |
|   Affected   |Versions |IBM Java|                                                                 |
|   Product    |         |Runtime |                How to acquire and apply the fix                 |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|IBM Watson    |12.0.0.0,|JVM 8   |Upgrade to Version 12.0.2.1 or later.                            |
|Explorer DAE  |12.0.1,  |SR5 FP25|                                                                 |
|Foundational  |12.0.2   |or later|See Watson Explorer Version 12.0.2.2 Foundational Components for |
|Components    |         |        |download information and instructions.                           |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|IBM Watson    |12.0.0.0,|JVM 8   |Upgrade to Version 12.0.2.1 or later.                            |
|Explorer DAE  |12.0.1,  |SR5 FP25|                                                                 |
|Analytical    |12.0.2   |or later|See Watson Explorer Version 12.0.2.2 Analytical Components for   |
|Components    |         |        |download information and instructions.                           |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|IBM Watson    |12.0.0.0,|JVM 8   |Upgrade to Version 12.0.2.1 or later.                            |
|Explorer DAE  |12.0.0.1,|SR5 FP25|                                                                 |
|oneWEX        |12.0.2   |or later|See Watson Explorer Version 12.0.2.2 oneWEX for download         |
|              |         |        |information and instructions.                                    |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|Affected      |Affected |Required|How to acquire and apply the fix                                 |
|Produc t      |Versions |IBM Java|                                                                 |
|              |         |Runtime |                                                                 |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|IBM Watson    |11.0 -   |JVM 8   |Upgrade to Version 11.0.2.4 or later.                            |
|Explorer      |11.0.0.3,|SR5 FP25|                                                                 |
|Foundational  |11.0.1,  |or later|See Watson Explorer Version 11.0.2.5 Foundational Components for |
|Components    |11.0.2 - |        |download information and instructions.                           |
|              |11.0.2.3 |        |                                                                 |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|IBM Watson    |10.0 -   |JVM 8   |Upgrade to Version 10.0.0.6.                                     |
|Explorer      |10.0.0.5 |SR5 FP25|                                                                 |
|Foundational  |         |or later|See Watson Explorer Version 10.0.0.6 Foundational Components for |
|Components    |         |        |download information and instructions.                           |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|Affected      |Affected |Required|How to acquire and apply the fix                                 |
|Product       |Versions |IBM Java|                                                                 |
|              |         |Runtime |                                                                 |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|IBM Watson    |         |        |                                                                 |
|Explorer      |12.0.0.0,|        |Upgrade to Version 12.0.2.1 or later.                            |
|Foundational  |         |JVM 8   |                                                                 |
|Components    |12.0.1,  |SR5 FP25|See Watson Explorer Version 12.0.2.2 Foundational Components for |
|Annotation    |12.0.2   |or later|download information and instructions.                           |
|Administration|         |        |                                                                 |
|Console       |         |        |                                                                 |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|IBM Watson    |11.0 -   |JVM 8   |Upgrade to Version 11.0.2.5.                                     |
|Explorer      |11.0.0.3,|SR5 FP25|                                                                 |
|Foundational  |11.0.1,  |or later|See Watson Explorer Version 11.0.2.5 Foundational Components for |
|Components    |11.0.2,  |        |download information and instructions.                           |
|Annotation    |11.0.2.1 |        |                                                                 |
|Administration|-        |        |                                                                 |
|Console       |11.0.2.3 |        |                                                                 |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|IBM Watson    |10.0 -   |JVM 7   |Upgrade to Version 10.0.0.6.                                     |
|Explorer      |10.0.0.5 |SR10    |                                                                 |
|Foundational  |         |FP35 or |See Watson Explorer Version 10.0.0.6 Foundational Components for |
|Components    |         |later   |download information and instructions.                           |
|Annotation    |         |        |                                                                 |
|Administration|         |        |                                                                 |
|Console       |         |        |                                                                 |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|IBM Watson    |11.0 -   |JVM 8   |Upgrade to Version 11.0.2.5.                                     |
|Explorer      |11.0.0.3,|SR10    |                                                                 |
|Analytical    |11.0.1,  |FP35 or |See Watson Explorer Version 11.0.2.5 Analytical Components for   |
|Components    |11.0.2,  |later   |download information and instructions.                           |
|              |11.0.2.1 |        |                                                                 |
|              |-        |        |                                                                 |
|              |11.0.2.3 |        |                                                                 |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|IBM Watson    |10.0 -   |JVM 7   | 1. If you have not already installed, install V10.0 Fix Pack 2  |
|Explorer      |10.0.0.2 |SR10    |    (see the Fix Pack download document ). If you upgrade to     |
|Analytical    |         |FP35 or |    Version 10.0.0.2 after you update IBM Java Runtime, your     |
|Components    |         |later   |    changes are lost and you must repeat the steps.              |
|              |         |        | 2. Download the 32-bit (or 31-bit, if you use Linux on System z)|
|              |         |        |    and 64-bit packages of IBM Java Runtime, Version 7 package   |
|              |         |        |    for your edition (Enterprise or Advanced) and operating      |
|              |         |        |    system from Fix Central : interim fix                        |
|              |         |        |    10.0.0.2-WS-WatsonExplorer-<Edition>Analytical-<OS>[32|31]   |
|              |         |        |    -7SR10FP40 or later. For example,                            |
|              |         |        |    10.0.0.2-WS-WatsonExplorer-AEAnalytical-Linux-7SR10FP40 and  |
|              |         |        |    10.0.0.2-WS-WatsonExplorer-AEAnalytical-Linux32-7SR10FP40.   |
|              |         |        | 3. To apply the fix, follow the steps in Updating IBM Java      |
|              |         |        |    Runtime .                                                    |
|              |         |        | 4. Rename $ES_INSTALL_ROOT/lib/activation.jar                   |
|              |         |        |    to activation.jar.orig if the file exists.                   |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+
|IBM Watson    |3.5 -    |JVM 7   | 1. If you have not already installed, install V3.5 Fix Pack 4   |
|Content       |3.5.0.4  |SR10    |    (see the Fix Pack download document ). If you upgrade to     |
|Analytics     |         |FP35 or |    Version 3.5.0.4 after you update IBM Java Runtime, your      |
|              |         |later   |    changes are lost and you must repeat the steps.              |
|              |         |        | 2. Download the 32-bit (or 31-bit, if you use Linux on System z)|
|              |         |        |    and 64-bit packages of IBM Java Runtime, Version 7 for IBM   |
|              |         |        |    Watson Explorer Advanced Edition and your operating system   |
|              |         |        |    from Fix Central: interim fix 3.5.0.4-WT-WCA-<OS>[32|31]     |
|              |         |        |    -7SR10FP40 or later (for example,                            |
|              |         |        |    3.5.0.4-WT-WCA-Linux32-7SR10F40 and                          |
|              |         |        |    3.5.0.4-WT-WCA-Linux-7SR10FP40).                             |
|              |         |        | 3. To apply the fix, follow the steps in Updating IBM Java      |
|              |         |        |    Runtime .                                                    |
|              |         |        | 4. Rename $ES_INSTALL_ROOT/lib/activation.jar to                |
|              |         |        |    activation.jar.orig if the file exists.                      |
+--------------+---------+--------+-----------------------------------------------------------------+

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

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.

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