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ESB-2016.0385 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] IBM Data Studio, InfoSphere Data Architect and InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner: Modify arbitrary files - Remote/unauthenticated

Date: 16 February 2016
References: ASB-2015.0103  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.0385
         A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM Java
 SDK shipped with IBM Data Studio, InfoSphere Data Architect, Optim Query
        Workload Tuner for Linux, UNIX and Windows, and Optim Query
                          Workload Tuner for z/OS
                             16 February 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Data Studio
                   IBM InfoSphere Data Architect
                   IBM InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-4872  

Reference:         ASB-2015.0103

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21976767

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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM Java
SDK shipped with IBM Data Studio, InfoSphere Data Architect, Optim Query
Workload Tuner for Linux, UNIX and Windows, and Optim Query Workload Tuner
for z/OS (CVE-2015-4872)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

IBM Data Studio

General

Software version:

3.1, 3.1.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.1.0.1, 4.1.1.0, 4.1.2.0

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1976767

Modified date:

2016-02-11

Summary

IBM Java SDK is shipped as a component of IBM Data Studio, InfoSphere Data
Architect, InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner for Linux, UNIX and Windows,
and InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner for z/OS. Information about a
security vulnerability affecting IBM Java SDK has been published in a
security bulletin.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2015-4872

DESCRIPTION:

An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security component has no
confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.

CVSS Base Score: 5

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107361

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Data Studio client 4.1.2 and earlier

IBM InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner for DB2 for LUW 4.1.1 and earlier

IBM InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner for DB2 for z/OS 4.1.1 and earlier

IBM InfoSphere Data Architect 9.1.3 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

Each affected product and version requires the upgrade of the IBM SDK, Java
Technology Edition that is installed with the client. Install one of the
following IBM Java SDK versions:

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 3 Fix Pack 20
and subsequent releases

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 9 Fix Pack 20 and
subsequent releases

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 15
and subsequent releases

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 15
and subsequent releases

Product                                                                                                                                      Version                            IBM SDK
IBM Data Studio client IBM InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner for DB2 for LUW IBM InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner for DB2 for z/OS  3.1.0, 3.1.1                       Replace JRE (latest JRE V6)
IBM Data Studio client IBM InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner for DB2 for LUW IBM InfoSphere Optim Query Workload Tuner for DB2 for z/OS  3.2, 4.1.0, 4.1.0.1, 4.1.1, 4.1.2  Replace JRE (latest JRE V7)
InfoSphere Data Architect                                                                                                                    7.6, 8.1                           Replace JRE (latest JRE V6)
InfoSphere Data Architect                                                                                                                    8.5, 9.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.2, 9.1.3      Replace JRE (latest JRE V7)

Updating the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition for Optim Data Server Tools
Desktop Products

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide

On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

11 January 2016 - Initial Security Bulletin

*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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