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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.1964
          Security Bulletin: IBM Software Delivery and Lifecycle
          Patterns for the glibc vulnerabilities (CVE-2014-5119)
                              27 October 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Software Delivery and Lifecycle Patterns
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
Impact/Access:     Root Compromise -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-5119  

Reference:         ESB-2014.1820
                   ESB-2014.1816
                   ESB-2014.1757
                   ESB-2014.1749
                   ESB-2014.1586
                   ESB-2014.1496
                   ESB-2014.1479
                   ESB-2014.1458

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21686781

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Security Bulletin: IBM Software Delivery and Lifecycle Patterns for the glibc
vulnerabilities (CVE-2014-5119)

Security Bulletin

Summary

IBM Software Delivery and Lifecycle Patterns requires client action for the 
glibc vulnerabilities.

The GNU C Library (glibc) is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, a 
local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overflow a buffer and 
execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.

Vulnerability Details

Document information

More support for:

IBM Software Delivery and Lifecycle Patterns

General Information

Software version:

1.0, 1.0.1

Operating system(s):

Linux

Reference #:

1686781

Modified date:

2014-10-22

IBM Software Delivery and Lifecycle Patterns ships with Red Hat Enterprise 
Linux 6.4 which is vulnerable to CVE-2014-5119.

CVE ID: CVE-2014-5119

Description: The GNU C Library (glibc) is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer 
overflow, caused by an off-by-one error in the __gconv_translit_find() 
function. By setting the CHARSET environment variable to a malicious value, a
local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overflow a buffer and 
execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 7.2

CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/95044 for the 
current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Software Delivery and Lifecycle Patterns 1.0 and 1.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

IBM strongly recommends you should contact Red Hat to obtain and install fixes
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4.

Alternatively, if you have access to a Yum update repository, you may update 
the glibc library by using the command: yum update glibc

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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

* 22 October 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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