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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects IMS Enterprise Suite:
Explorer for Development (CVE-2018-3180)
29 January 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Enterprise Suite
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-3180
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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects IMS(TM) Enterprise
Suite: Explorer for Development (CVE-2018-3180)
More support for: IMS Enterprise Suite
Component: IMS(TM) Enterprise Suite: Explorer for Development
Software version: 3.3.1, 3.2
Operating system(s): Windows
Reference #: 0794793
Modified date: 25 January 2019
There is a vulnerability in IBM(R) SDK Java(TM) Technology Edition, Version
188.8.131.52 and earlier that is used by IMS(TM) Enterprise Suite: Explorer for
Development. This issue was disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in
CVE-2018-3180 (CVSS 5.6)
A flaw in the JSSE component means that TLS connections do not always check
the validity of the hostname on the server-side certificate.
The fix ensures that server-side certificates are checked correctly.
Affected Products and Versions
Explorer for Development
of the IMS(TM) Enterprise Suite Versions 3.3.1 and earlier.
Product VRMF APAR
IMS Enterprise Suite Explorer for Development V3.3 184.108.40.206 N/A
IMS Enterprise Suite Explorer for Development V3.2 220.127.116.11 N/A
Complete CVSS v3 Guide On-line Calculator v3
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
18 January 2019: Original version published. 25 January 2019: Updated with
*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.
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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