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 Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime affects IBM Network Performance Insight
                                3 May 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Netcool Operations Insight
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-12547  

Reference:         ESB-2019.1464

Original Bulletin: 

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Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime affects IBM Network Performance Insight

Product:             Netcool Operations Insight
Component:           IBM Network Performance Insight
Software version:    All Versions
Operating system(s): Linux
Reference #:         0880641

Security Bulletin


There is a vulnerability in IBM Runtime Environment Java Version IBM JRE that is used by IBM Network Performance Insight. IBM Network
Performance Insight has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

If you run your own Java code by using the IBM Java Runtime that is delivered
with this product, you must evaluate your code to determine whether additional
Java vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list of
vulnerabilities, refer to the "IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin" in the Reference

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)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Network Performance Insight: 1.2.3.
Customers who are on NPI , 1.2.1 and 1.2.2 should upgrade to NPI 1.2.3
to obtain the fixes.


Workarounds and Mitigations


IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin

Change History

12 April 2019: Original Version Published

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