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ESB-2016.0408 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: 18 February 2016
References: ASB-2016.0004  ESB-2016.0386  ESB-2016.0398  ESB-2016.0401  ESB-2016.0409  ESB-2016.0410  ESB-2016.0411  

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                               ESB-2016.0408
    Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect
    InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager (CVE-2015-7575, CVE-2016-0475)
                             18 February 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Inspur K-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data         -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Modify Arbitrary Files         -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-0475 CVE-2015-7575 

Reference:         ASB-2016.0004
                   ESB-2016.0401
                   ESB-2016.0398
                   ESB-2016.0386

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21976847

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect InfoSphere
Optim Performance Manager (CVE-2015-7575, CVE-2016-0475)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager

Software version:

4.1, 4.1.0.1, 4.1.1, 5.1, 5.1.1, 5.1.1.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.3.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Inspur K-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1976847

Modified date:

2016-02-16

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition that is
used by InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager. These issues were disclosed as
part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2016 and includes the
vulnerability commonly referred to as SLOTH.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2015-7575

DESCRIPTION:The TLS protocol could allow weaker than expected security caused
by a collision attack when using the MD5 hash function for signing a
ServerKeyExchange message during a TLS handshake. An attacker could exploit
this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to impersonate a TLS
server and obtain credentials. This vulnerability is commonly referred to as
SLOTH.

CVSS Base Score: 7.1

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109415

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/UI:U/C:H/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:

CVE-2016-0475

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

CVSS Base Score: 5.8

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109946

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

Affected Products and Versions

InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager 5.3.1 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 7 Service Refresh 9 Fix Pack 30 and
subsequent releases

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 20
and subsequent releases


Product                               Version        IBM SDK
InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager  4.1 - 5.1.1.1  Replace JRE (V6 SR16-FP 20)
InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager  5.2  5.3.1     Replace JRE (V7 SR9-FP30)

Workarounds and Mitigations

For CVE-2015-7575:

Users of Java 7 and later can address the issue by updating the
/jre/lib/security/java.security file as follows (both steps are required):

Add MD5 to the jdk.certpath.disabledAlgorithms property - e.g.
jdk.certpath.disabledAlgorithms=MD2, RSA keySize < 1024,MD5

Add MD5withRSA to the jdk.tls.disabledAlgorithms property - e.g.
jdk.tls.disabledAlgorithms=SSLv3, RC4, DH keySize < 768,MD5withRSA

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide


On-line Calculator v2


Complete CVSS v3 Guide


On-line Calculator v3

IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

15 February 2016: Original version 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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