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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Smart Cloud Provisioning 2.1 can be
affected by a vulnerability in the JVM (CVE-2013-1500)
16 October 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM SmartCloud Provisioning
Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2013-1500
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Security Bulletin: Smart Cloud Provisioning 2.1 can be affected by a
vulnerability in the JVM (CVE-2013-1500)
IBM SmartCloud Provisioning
In SmartCloud Provisioning, when AWT code is run, a vulnerability of the JVM
can be exploited.
Some native internal implementation code in the AWT component creates a shared
memory segment with world read/write permissions. This allows potentially
sensitive data to be accessed and modified by a local user.
This issue is only exploitable by a local user with direct access to the
environment on which the JRE is running. The only solution is to upgrade the
CVSS Base Score: 3.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/85062 for the
current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
PRODUCT version SCP Version
PRODUCT SCP 2.1
PRODUCT SCP 2.1 FP1
PRODUCT SCP 2.1 FP2
The vulnerability will be fixed in the following version of the SCP 2.1
* SCP 2.1 FP3
WORKAROUND(S) & MITIGATION(S):
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
IBM Security Alerts
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
*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 Flash.
Note: 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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