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ESB-2016.0599 - [Win] IBM Decision Optimization Center: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote with user interaction

Date: 07 March 2016
References: ASB-2016.0009  ESB-2016.0491  ESB-2016.0550  ESB-2016.0720  

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                               ESB-2016.0599
       Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects IBM
               Decision Optimization Center (CVE-2016-0603)
                               7 March 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Decision Optimization Center
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-0603  

Reference:         ASB-2016.0009
                   ESB-2016.0550
                   ESB-2016.0491

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21978311

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects IBM Decision 
Optimization Center (CVE-2016-0603)

Document information

More support for:

IBM Decision Optimization Center

Installation

Software version:

3.5, 3.6, 3.6.0.1, 3.7, 3.7.0.1, 3.7.0.2, 3.8, 3.8.0.1, 3.8.0.2

Operating system(s):

Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1978311

Modified date:

2016-03-04

Security Bulletin

Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition, Version 6 that is
used by IBM Decision Optimization Center. SDK installation executables on the
Windows platform are affected by this vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2016-0603

Description: IBM Java JRE/SDK could allow a remote attacker to execute 
arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error during the installation 
process. By persuading a victim to visit a specially crafted web site and 
downloading files prior to installation, an attacker could exploit this 
vulnerability to gain complete control of the system.

CVSS Base Score: 7.600

CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/110446 for more 
information

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Decision Optimization Center 3.8.0.2 and earlier

Product Version(s)							Affected Supporting Product and Version

IBM ILOG Optimization Decision Manager Enterprise: v3.5 - v3.7.0.2	IBM JDK Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 21

IBM Decision Optimization Center: v3.8 - v3.8.0.2


Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to download and install the IBM Java SDK as soon 
as practicable.

Before installing a newer version of IBM Java SDK, please ensure that you:

Close any open programs that you have running;

Rename the initial directory of the IBM Java SDK (for example: with a .old at
the end),

Download and install IBM Java SDK Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 21 and
subsequent releases.

Here are the detailed instructions for updating IBM Java SDK.

You must verify that applying this fix does not cause any compatibility 
issues.

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alerts like this.

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

None

Change History

4 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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