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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities in InfoSphere BigInsights due
to vulnerabilities in IBM Java JDK Version 6
29 January 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM InfoSphere BigInsights
Operating System: Red Hat
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2012-1718 CVE-2012-1717
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Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities in InfoSphere BigInsights due to
vulnerabilities in IBM Java JDK Version 6 (CVE-2012-1717, CVE-2012-1718)
1.1.0, 1.2.0, 1.3.0, 1.4.0
Linux Red Hat - pSeries, Linux Red Hat - xSeries, Linux SUSE - pSeries, Linux
SUSE - xSeries
Basic Edition, Enterprise Edition
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights makes use of IBM Java Development Kit (JDK) Version
6. Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in IBM Java 6, and addressed
in IBM Java 6 JDK SR 11.
Vulnerabilities in the Java Development Kit (JDK) allow remote attackers to
partially affect availability and partially affect confidentiality. For
additional information on specific vulnerabilities refer to the CVE references.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/76249 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Base Score: 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/76251 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
IBM InfoSphere BigInsights version 1.1 through 1.4
For version 1.1 through 1.4:
- - Upgrade to IBM InfoSphere BigInsights version 2.0
None known; apply fixes.
Complete CVSS Guide (http://www.first.org/cvss/cvss-guide.html)
On-line Calculator V2 (http://nvd.nist.gov/cvss.cfm?calculator&adv&version=2)
X-Force Vulnerability Database (http://xforce.iss.net)
* IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
* IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
*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 Flash.
Note: 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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