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ESB-2014.1272 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Portal: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: 31 July 2014

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.1272
  Security Bulletin: Fixes available for Security Vulnerabilities in IBM
WebSphere Portal related to Unified Task List (UTL) Portlet (CVE-2014-3054,
               CVE-2014-3055, CVE-2014-3056, CVE-2014-3057)
                               31 July 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Portal
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   i5/OS
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Cross-site Scripting            -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Provide Misleading Information  -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-3057 CVE-2014-3056 CVE-2014-3055
                   CVE-2014-3054  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21677032

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Security Bulletin: Fixes available for Security Vulnerabilities in IBM
WebSphere Portal related to Unified Task List (UTL) Portlet (CVE-2014-3054,
CVE-2014-3055, CVE-2014-3056, CVE-2014-3057)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:
WebSphere Portal

Software version:
7.0, 8.0

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

Reference #:
1677032

Modified date:
2014-07-25

Summary

Fixes are available for security vulnerabilities in IBM WebSphere Portal
related to the Unified Task List (UTL) Portlet.

Vulnerability Details

Fixes are available for the following security vulnerabilities in IBM
WebSphere Portal:
CVEID: CVE-2014-3054
DESCRIPTION:
Unified Task List (UTL) Portlet - Open Redirects
IBM WebSphere Portal Unified Task List (UTL) Portlet could allow a
remote attacker to conduct phishing attacks, caused by an open redirect
vulnerability in the certain pages. An attacker could exploit this
vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to redirect a victim to
arbitrary Web sites.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93528 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVEID: CVE-2014-3055
DESCRIPTION:
Unified Task List (UTL) Portlet - SQL Injection
IBM WebSphere Portal Unified Task List (UTL) Portlet is vulnerable to SQL
injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements
which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information
in the back-end database.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93529 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVEID: CVE-2014-3056
DESCRIPTION:
Unified Task List (UTL) Portlet - Information Disclosure
An information disclosure exists in IBM WebSphere Portal Unified Task List
(UTL) Portlet that could allow a remote attacker to disclose enviornment
variables, and several jars and their versions.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93530 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVEID: CVE-2014-3057
DESCRIPTION:
Unified Task List (UTL) Portlet - XSS
IBM WebSphere Portal Unified Task List (UTL) Portlet 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/93531 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

WebSphere Portal 8
WebSphere Portal 7 (If catalog shipment 'IBM WebSphere Portal Unified Task
List Portlet' is installed)

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply PI18909 as soon as practical.
Fix: Apply an Interim Fix or a Cumulative Fix containing PI18909.

For 8 through 8.0.0.1
Upgrade to Fix Pack 8.0.0.1 with Cumulative Fix 12 (CF12) and then apply
Interim Fix PI18909

For 7.0.0 through 7.0.0.2
Upgrade to catalog shipment version 6.0.1

Workarounds and Mitigations

If the Unified Task List (UTL) Portlet is not used: Stop or uninstall the
Unified Task List (UTL) Portlet.

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

Change History

30 June 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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