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         Potential MITM attack in Apache CXF used by IBM WebSphere
Application Server Liberty affects IBM SPSS Analytic Server (CVE-2018-8039)
                             11 December 2018


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM SPSS Analytic Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data         -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-8039  

Reference:         ESB-2018.3106

Original Bulletin: 

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Security Bulletin: Potential MITM attack in Apache CXF used by IBM WebSphere
Application Server Liberty affects IBM SPSS Analytic Server (CVE-2018-8039)

Document information
Component: Analytic Server
Software version: 2.0, 2.1, 3.0, 3.1
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #: 0742551
Modified date: 10 December 2018


There is a potential man-in-the-middle attack in Apache CXF used by IBM
WebSphere Application Server Liberty that affects SPSS Analytic Server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-8039
DESCRIPTION: Apache CXF could allow a remote attacker to conduct a
man-in-the-middle attack. The TLS hostname verification does not work correctly
with com.sun.net.ssl interface. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to
launch a man-in-the-middle attack.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
145516 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SPSS Analytic Server
IBM SPSS Analytic Server
IBM SPSS Analytic Server
IBM SPSS Analytic Server


Affected IBM SPSS Analytic Server users need to update their IBM WebSphere
Application Server instances. Please refer to the following security bulletin
for a list of the IBM WebSphere Application Server fix packs that the fix is
delivered in and for links to the interim fixes: https://www-01.ibm.com/support

Workarounds and Mitigations


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