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ESB-2014.0717 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] WebSphere Portal: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: 13 May 2014
References: ESB-2013.0766  ESB-2013.0806  ESB-2013.0839  ESB-2013.0851  ESB-2013.1000  ESB-2013.1097  ESB-2013.1106  ESB-2013.1169  ESB-2013.1289  ESB-2013.1291  
ESB-2013.1391  ESB-2013.1438  ESB-2013.1625  ESB-2013.1729  ESB-2013.1823  ESB-2014.0083  ESB-2014.0191  ESB-2014.0781  ESB-2014.2307  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.0717
 Security Bulletin: Fix available for security vulnerabilities related to
               IEHS in IBM WebSphere Portal (multiple CVEs)
                                13 May 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           WebSphere Portal
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   i5/OS
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data         -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Cross-site Scripting           -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Unauthorised Access            -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0918 CVE-2014-0917 CVE-2013-5449
                   CVE-2013-0599 CVE-2013-0467 CVE-2013-0464
                   CVE-2012-2161 CVE-2012-2159 

Reference:         ESB-2014.0191
                   ESB-2014.0083
                   ESB-2013.1823
                   ESB-2013.1729
                   ESB-2013.1625
                   ESB-2013.1438
                   ESB-2013.1391
                   ESB-2013.1291
                   ESB-2013.1289
                   ESB-2013.1169
                   ESB-2013.1106
                   ESB-2013.1097
                   ESB-2013.1000
                   ESB-2013.0851
                   ESB-2013.0839
                   ESB-2013.0806
                   ESB-2013.0766
                   ESB-2013.0736
                   ESB-2013.0515
                   ESB-2012.1189
                   ESB-2012.1101
                   ESB-2013.0861.2

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21670753

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Security Bulletin: Fix available for security vulnerabilities related to IEHS 
in IBM WebSphere Portal (multiple CVEs)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:
WebSphere Portal

Software version:
6.1, 7.0, 8.0

Operating system(s):
AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, i5/OS, z/OS

Reference #:
1670753

Modified date:
2014-05-08


Summary

Fix available for security vulnerabilities related to IBM Eclipse Help System 
(IEHS) in IBM WebSphere Portal.

Vulnerability Details

IBM WebSphere Portal is affected by vulnerabilities in IBM Eclipse Help System 
(IEHS).
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0918
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Eclipse Help System could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories 
on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to view 
arbitrary files on the system.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/91980 
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0917
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Eclipse Help System is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by 
improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit 
this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a 
victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once 
the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the 
victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/91979 
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVE ID: CVE-2013-5449
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Eclipse Help System (IEHS), as used in multiple IBM products, is 
vulnerable to cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could exploit this 
vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's 
Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL 
is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's 
cookie-based authentication credentials.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/88056 
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0599
DESCRIPTION:
Multiple IBM products could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive 
information, caused by a vulnerability in the IBM Eclipse Help System. A 
specially-crafted URL could cause an error message to be returned in the 
browser that may contain sensitive information.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83613 
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0464
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Eclipse Help System, as used in multiple IBM products, is vulnerable to 
cross-site scripting. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using 
a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the 
security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker 
could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication 
credentials.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81060 
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0467
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Eclipse Help System, as used in multiple IBM products, could allow a 
remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. An attacker could send a 
specially-crafted URL to view source code on the help system server.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81102 
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVEID: CVE-2012-2161
DESCRIPTION:
Multiple IBM products are vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by 
improper validation of user-supplied input by the IBM Eclipse Help System 
deferredView.jsp script. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability 
using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser 
within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. 
An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based 
authentication credentials.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/74833 
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2159
DESCRIPTION:
Multiple IBM products could allow a remote attacker to conduct phishing 
attacks, caused by an open redirect vulnerability in the Eclipse Help System. 
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to redirect a victim to arbitrary 
Web sites.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/74832 
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
WebSphere Portal 8.0 *
WebSphere Portal 7.0
WebSphere Portal 6.1.5
WebSphere Portal 6.1.0

* For installations having already Fix Pack 8.0.0.1 Cumulative Fix CF06 or 
higher installed, only CVE-2013-0599 applies.

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply PI14125 as soon as practical.
Fix: Apply Interim Fix PI14125 or a Cumulative Fix containing PI14125.

For 8.0.0 through 8.0.0.1
. Upgrade to Fix Pack 8.0.0.1 with Cumulative Fix 11 (CF11) and then apply 
Interim Fix PI14125
(Combined Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 8.0.0.1: 
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24031246)

For 7.0.0 through 7.0.0.2
. Upgrade to Fix Pack 7.0.0.2 with Cumulative Fix 27 (CF27) and then apply 
Interim Fix PI14125
(Combined Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 7.0.0.2: 
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24027857)

For 6.1.5.0 through 6.1.5.3
. Upgrade to Fix Pack 6.1.5.3 with Cumulative Fix 27 (CF27) and then apply 
Interim Fix PI14125
(Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 6.1.5.3: 
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24023835)

For 6.1.0.0 through 6.1.0.6
. Upgrade to Fix Pack 6.1.0.6 with Cumulative Fix 27 (CF27) and then apply 
Interim Fix PI14125
(Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 6.1.0.6: 
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24023835)

Workarounds and Mitigations
None

Important note

IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the System 
z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security and 
integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions on the 
System z Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and associated fixes 
will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing the CVSS scores and 
applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any 
potential risk.

References
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2

Related information
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement
The vulnerability was reported by:
Filippo Roncari

Change History
25th April 2014: Original Copy 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.

Disclaimer

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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