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ESB-2016.0410 - [Win][Linux][Solaris][AIX] IBM Content Collector for SAP Applications: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: 18 February 2016
References: ASB-2015.0103  ASB-2016.0004  ESB-2016.0401  ESB-2016.0407  ESB-2016.0408  ESB-2016.0412  

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                               ESB-2016.0410
Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Runtime Environment Java
 Technology Edition, Versions 6 and 7 affect IBM Content Collector for SAP
                Applications (CVE-2015-4872, CVE-2015-7575)
                             18 February 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Content Collector for SAP Applications
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data         -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Modify Arbitrary Files         -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-7575 CVE-2015-4872 

Reference:         ASB-2016.0004
                   ASB-2015.0103
                   ESB-2016.0408
                   ESB-2016.0407
                   ESB-2016.0401

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21976554

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Runtime Environment Java
Technology Edition, Versions 6 and 7 affect IBM Content Collector for SAP
Applications (CVE-2015-4872, CVE-2015-7575)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

Content Collector for SAP Applications

Software version:

2.2.0, 3.0.0.2, 4.0.0.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1976554

Modified date:

2016-02-15

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Runtime Environment Java Technology
Edition, Versions 6 and 7 that is used by IBM Content Collector for SAP
Applications. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates
in October 2015 and January 2016 and include the vulnerability commonly
referred to as SLOTH.

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)

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)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Content Collector for SAP Applications V4.0

IBM Content Collector for SAP Applications V3.0

IBM Content Collector for SAP Applications V2.2

Remediation/Fixes

IBM provides patches for the affected version. Follow the installation
instructions in the README files that is included in the patch.


Product                                     VRMF    APAR     Remediation/First Fix
IBM Content Collector for SAP Applications  2.2.0   HE12498  Apply JRE update 2.2.0.2-ICCSAP-Server-JRE-6.0.16.20, and 2.2.0.2-ICCSAP-Client-JRE-6.0.16.20, which are available from Fix Central
                                                             For the download details, see http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041720.
IBM Content Collector for SAP Applications  3.0.0   HE12499  Apply JRE update 3.0.0.2-ICCSAP-Server-JRE-7.0.9.30, and 3.0.0.2-ICCSAP-Client-JRE-7.0.9.30, which are available from Fix Central
                                                             For the download details, see http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041721.
IBM Content Collector for SAP Applications  4.0.0   HE12500  Apply JRE update 4.0.0.1-ICCSAP-Base-JRE-7.0.9.30, which is available from Fix Central
                                                             For the download details, see http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041722.

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


IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin

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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