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ESB-2016.0720 - [Win] IBM Rational Host On-Demand: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote with user interaction

Date: 18 March 2016
References: ASB-2016.0009  ESB-2016.0491  ESB-2016.0550  ESB-2016.0599  ESB-2016.0600  

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                               ESB-2016.0720
        Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime affect
                  Rational Host On-Demand (CVE-2016-0603)
                               18 March 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational Host On-Demand
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-2016.0600
                   ESB-2016.0599
                   ESB-2016.0550
                   ESB-2016.0491

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21978271

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime affect Rational Host On-
Demand (CVE-2016-0603)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

Rational Host On-Demand

General Information

Software version:

11.0, 11.0.1.0, 11.0.2.0, 11.0.3.0, 11.0.4.0, 11.0.5.0, 11.0.5.1, 11.0.6,
11.0.6.1, 11.0.7, 11.0.8, 11.0.9, 11.0.10, 11.0.11, 11.0.12, 11.0.13, 11.0.14

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1978271

Modified date:

2016-03-17

Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM Runtime Environment Java Technology Edition,
Version 1.6 , 1.7 and 1.8 that is used by Rational Host On Demand .JRE
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

Host On Demand 11.0.14 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

Fixed IBM Runtime Environment windows installer is available on Fix Central

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 9 Fix Pack 31

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 21

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 3 Fix Pack 31

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 2 Fix Pack 11

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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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

None

Change History

15 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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