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ESB-2016.0570 - [Win] IBM Rational Policy Tester: Multiple vulnerabilities

Date: 03 March 2016
References: ASB-2016.0004  ESB-2016.0542  ESB-2016.0547  ESB-2016.0550  ESB-2016.0551  ESB-2016.0556  ESB-2016.0574  ESB-2016.0668  

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                               ESB-2016.0570
 Security Bulletin: Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java Ru= ntime
       affect Rational Policy Tester (CVE-2016-0466, CVE-2015-7575)
                               3 March 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational Policy Tester
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data         -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service              -- Remote/Unauthenticated      
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-0466 CVE-2015-7575 

Reference:         ASB-2016.0004
                   ESB-2016.0556
                   ESB-2016.0551
                   ESB-2016.0550
                   ESB-2016.0547
                   ESB-2016.0542

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21978210

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Security Bulletin: Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime affect
Rational Policy Tester (CVE-2016-0466, CVE-2015-7575)

Document information

More support for:

Rational Policy Tester

Software version:

8.5.0.5

Operating system(s):

Windows

Software edition:

Accessibility, Privacy, Quality

Reference #:

1978210

Modified date:

2016-03-02

Security Bulletin

Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM Runtime Environment Java Technology Edition, 
Version 8.0 that is used by Rational Policy Tester. This vulnerability, 
commonly referred to as SLOTH, was disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK 
updates in January 2016.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0466

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAXP component could
allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 5

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109948 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

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

Rational Policy Tester 8.5.x

Remediation/Fixes

Product 			VRMF 		Remediation/First Fix

Rational Policy Tester 		8.5.x 		PolicyTester-8.5.0.5-IFix-009-Windows

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References

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

Acknowledgement

CVE-2015-7575 was reported to IBM by Karthikeyan Bhargavan at INRIA in Paris,
France

Change History

3 March 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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