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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.1307
Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in the IBM SDK,
       Java Technology Edition provided with WebSphere eXtreme Scale
                               5 August 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files   -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Reduced Security         -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0878 CVE-2014-0453 

Reference:         ASB-2014.0063
                   ASB-2014.0053
                   ESB-2014.1301
                   ESB-2014.1278
                   ESB-2014.0593
                   ESB-2014.0538
                   ESB-2014.0537
                   ESB-2014.0517

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21679610

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Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in the IBM SDK, 
Java Technology Edition provided with WebSphere eXtreme Scale

Document information

More support for:
WebSphere eXtreme Scale

Software version:
7.1, 7.1.1, 8.5, 8.6

Operating system(s):
AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #:
1679610

Modified date:
2014-07-31

Security Bulletin

Summary

Three security vulnerabilities were identified in the IBM SDK, Java Technology
Edition provided with WebSphere eXtreme Scale.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-0878

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability in the IBMSecureRandom implementation of the 
IBMJCE and IBMSecureRandom cryptographic providers potentially allows an 
attacker to predict the output of the random number generator under certain 
circumstances. Refer to the Workarounds and Mitigation section below for 
additional information.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/91084 for the 
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0453

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security component 
has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no 
availability impact.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92490 for the 
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

*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.

Affected Products and Versions

WebSphere eXtreme Scale Version 7.1.0
WebSphere eXtreme Scale Version 7.1.1
WebSphere eXtreme Scale Version 8.5.0
WebSphere eXtreme Scale Version 8.6.0

Remediation/Fixes

Apply an interim fix, according to the table below.

Product 			Version 	APAR 		Link to interim fix

WebSphere eXtreme Scale 	7.1.0 		PI21158 	http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~WebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/WebSphere+eXtreme+Scale&release=7.1.0.3&platform=All&function=all
WebSphere eXtreme Scale 	7.1.1 		PI20286 	http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~WebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/WebSphere+eXtreme+Scale&release=7.1.1.1&platform=All&function=all
WebSphere eXtreme Scale 	8.5.0 		PI20286 	http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~WebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/WebSphere+eXtreme+Scale&release=8.5.0.3&platform=All&function=all
WebSphere eXtreme Scale 	8.6.0 		PI21237 	http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~WebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/WebSphere+eXtreme+Scale&release=8.6.0.5&platform=All&function=all

Workarounds and Mitigations

There is no workaround. The interim fix must be applied to correct the problem.

References
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2

Related information
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None.

Change History

31 July 2014: Original Copy 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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