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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2015.1483
   Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect Watson
        Explorer, Watson Content Analytics, and OmniFind Enterprise
                  Edition (CVE-2015-0488, CVE-2014-1916)
                                9 June 2015

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Watson Explorer
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-1916 CVE-2015-0488 CVE-2014-1916

Reference:         ASB-2015.0035
                   ESB-2015.1481
                   ESB-2015.1457
                   ESB-2015.1446
                   ESB-2015.1434
                   ESB-2015.0998
                   ESB-2015.0996
                   ESB-2015.0993

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21957874

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect Watson
Explorer, Watson Content Analytics, and OmniFind Enterprise Edition
(CVE-2015-0488, CVE-2014-1916)

Document information

More support for:
Watson Explorer

Software version:
8.2.0, 9.0.0, 9.0.0.1, 9.0.0.2, 9.0.0.3, 9.0.0.4, 9.0.0.5, 9.0.0.6, 10.0.0,
10.0.0.1, 10.0.0.2

Operating system(s):
Linux, Linux on Power systems, Windows

Software edition:
All Editions

Reference #:
1957874

Modified date:
2015-06-05

Security Bulletin

Summary

Vulnerabilities affect the version of IBM Runtime Environment Java Technology
Edition that is used by Watson Explorer, Watson Content Analytics, and
OmniFind Enterprise Edition.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-0488
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JSSE component
could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/102336 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-1916
DESCRIPTION: Server applications which use the IBM Java Secure Socket
Extension provider to accept SSL/TLS connections are vulnerable to a denial
of service attack due to an unspecified vulnerability.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/101995 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

CVE-2015-0488 applies to the following products and versions:

    Watson Explorer Foundational Components version 10.0.0.2 and earlier,
    version 9.0.0.6 and earlier, and version 8.2-4 and earlier
    Watson Explorer Annotation Administration Console version 10.0.0.2
    and earlier
    Watson Explorer Analytical Components version 10.0.0.2 and earlier
    Watson Content Analytics version 3.5.0.2 and earlier, version 3.0.0.5
    and earlier, version 2.2.0.3 and earlier, and version 2.1.0.2 and earlier
    OmniFind Enterprise Edition version 9.1.0.5 and earlier


CVE-2015-1916 apply to the following products and versions:

    Watson Explorer Annotation Administration Console version 10.0.0.2
    and earlier
    Watson Explorer Analytical Components version 10.0.0.2 and earlier
    Watson Content Analytics version 3.5.0.2 and earlier, version 3.0.0.5
    and earlier, version 2.2.0.3 and earlier, and version 2.1.0.2 and earlier
    OmniFind Enterprise Edition version 9.1.0.5 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

Follow these steps to upgrade to the required version of IBM Java Runtime.
The table reflects product names at the time the specified versions
were released. To use the links to Fix Central in this table,
you must first log in to the IBM Support: Fix Central site at
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/.

Affected Product				Affected Versions	Required IBM Java Runtime

How to acquire and apply the fix

IBM Watson Explorer Foundational Components	10.0 through 10.0.0.2	JVM 7.0 SR9 or later

    If not already installed, install V10.0 Fix Pack 2 (see the Fix Pack
    download document).
    If you upgrade to Version 10.0.0.2 after you update IBM Java Runtime,
    your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps.
    Download the IBM Java Runtime, Version 7 package
    for your edition (Standard, Enterprise, or Advanced)
    and operating system from Fix Central: interim fix
    10.0.0.2-WS-WatsonExplorer-<Edition>Foundational-<OS>-7SR9 or later
    (for example, 10.0.0.2-WS-WatsonExplorer-EEFoundational-Linux-7SR9).
    To apply the fix, follow the steps in Updating IBM Java Runtime.

IBM Watson Explorer				9.0 through 9.0.0.6	JVM 7.0 SR9 or later

    If not already installed, install V9.0 Fix Pack 6 (see Fix Central to
    download V9.0.0.6 Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition).
    If you upgrade to Version 9.0.0.6 after you update IBM Java Runtime,
    your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps.
    Download the IBM Java Runtime, Version 7 package for your
    edition and operating system from Fix Central: interim fix
    9.0.0.5-WS-DataExplorer-<Edition>-<OS>-7SR9 or later (for example,
    9.0.0.5-WS-DataExplorer-EE-Linux-7SR9).
    To apply the fix, follow the steps in Updating IBM Java Runtime.

IBM InfoSphere Data Explorer			8.2 through 8.2-4	JVM 7.0 SR9 or later

    If not already installed, install V8.2 Fix Pack 4 (see Fix Central to
    download V8.2-4).
    If you upgrade to Version 8.2-4 after you update IBM Java Runtime,
    your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps.
    Download the IBM Java Runtime, Version 7 package for your operating
    system from Fix Central: interim fix 8.2-3-WS-DataExplorer-<OS>-7SR9
    or later (for example, 8.2-3-WS-DataExplorer-Windows-7SR9).
    To apply the fix, follow the steps in Updating IBM Java Runtime.

IBM Watson Explorer Foundational Components	10.0 through 10.0.0.2   JVM 7.0 SR9 or later 
Annotation Administration Console   

    If not already installed, install V10.0 Fix Pack 2 (see the Fix Pack
    download document).
    If you upgrade to Version 10.0.0.2 after you update IBM Java Runtime,
    your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps.
    Download the 32-bit and 64-bit packages of IBM Java
    Runtime, Version 7 for IBM Watson Explorer Advanced Edition
    and your operating system from Fix Central: interim fix
    10.0.0.2-WS-WatsonExplorer-AEAnalytical-<OS>[32]-7SR9 or later (for
    example, 10.0.0.2-WS-WatsonExplorer-AEAnalytical-Linux32-7SR9 and
    10.0.0.2-WS-WatsonExplorer-AEAnalytical-Linux-7SR9).
    To apply the fix, follow the steps in Updating IBM Java Runtime.

IBM Watson Explorer Analytical Components	10.0 through 10.0.0.2	JVM 7.0 SR9 or later

    If not already installed, install V10.0 Fix Pack 2 (see the Fix Pack
    download document).
    If you upgrade to Version 10.0.0.2 after you update IBM Java Runtime,
    your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps.
    Download the 32-bit (or 31-bit, if you use Linux on System z) and
    64-bit packages of IBM Java Runtime, Version 7 for IBM Watson Explorer
    Advanced Edition and your operating system from Fix Central: interim
    fix 10.0.0.2-WS-WatsonExplorer-AEAnalytical-<OS>[32|31]-7SR9 or later
    (for example, 10.0.0.2-WS-WatsonExplorer-AEAnalytical-Linux32-7SR9
    and 10.0.0.2-WS-WatsonExplorer-AEAnalytical-Linux-7SR9).
    To apply the fix, follow the steps in Updating IBM Java Runtime.

IBM Watson Content Analytics			3.5 through 3.5.0.2	JVM 7.0 SR9 or later

    If not already installed, install V3.5 Fix Pack 2 (see the Fix Pack
    download document).
    If you upgrade to Version 3.5.0.2 after you update IBM Java Runtime,
    your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps.
    Download the 32-bit (or 31-bit, if you use Linux on System z) and
    64-bit packages of IBM Java Runtime, Version 7 for your operating system
    from Fix Central: interim fix 3.5.0.2-WT-WCA-<OS>[32|31]-7SR9 or later
    (for example, 3.5.0.2-WT-WCA-AIX32-7SR9 and 3.5.0.2-WT-WCA-AIX-7SR9).
    To apply the fix, follow the steps in Updating IBM Java Runtime.

IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search	3.0 through 3.0.0.5	JVM 6.0 SR16-FP4 or later

    If not already installed, install V3.0 Fix Pack 5 (see the Fix Pack
    download document).
    If you upgrade to Version 3.0.0.5 after you update IBM Java Runtime,
    your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps.
    Download the 32-bit (or 31-bit, if you use Linux on System z) and 64-bit
    packages of IBM Java Runtime, Version 6 for your operating system
    from Fix Central: interim fix 3.0.0.5-WT-ICA-<OS>[32|31]-6SR16FP4
    or later (for example, 3.0.0.5-WT-ICA-Linux32-6SR16FP4 and
    3.0.0.5-WT-ICA-Linux-6SR16FP4).
    To apply the fix, follow the steps in Updating IBM Java Runtime.

IBM Content Analytics				2.2 through 2.2.0.3	JVM 6.0 SR16-FP4 or later

    If not already installed, install V2.2 Fix Pack 3 (see the Fix Pack
    download document).
    If you upgrade to Version 2.2.0.3 after you update IBM Java Runtime,
    your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps.
    Download the 32-bit (or 31-bit, if you use Linux on System z) and 64-bit
    packages of IBM Java Runtime, Version 6 for your operating system
    from Fix Central: interim fix 2.2.0.3-WT-ICA-<OS>[32|31]-6SR16FP4
    or later (for example, 2.2.0.3-WT-ICA-AIX32-6SR16FP4 and
    2.2.0.3-WT-ICA-AIX-6SR16FP4).
    To apply the fix, follow the steps in Updating IBM Java Runtime.

IBM Cognos Content Analytics			2.1 through 2.1.0.2	JVM 6.0 SR16-FP4 or later

    If not already installed, install V2.1 Fix Pack 2 (see the Fix Pack
    download document).
    If you upgrade to Version 2.1.0.2 after you update IBM Java Runtime,
    your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps.
    Download the 32-bit and 64-bit packages of IBM Java Runtime,
    Version 6 for your operating system from Fix Central: interim
    fix 2.1.0.2-WT-ICA-<OS>[32]-6SR16FP4 or later (for example,
    2.1.0.2-WT-ICA-AIX32-6SR16FP4 and 2.1.0.2-WT-ICA-AIX-6SR16FP4).
    To apply the fix, follow the steps in Updating IBM Java Runtime.

IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition			9.1 through 9.1.0.5	JVM 6.0 SR16-FP4 or later

    If not already installed, install V9.1 Fix Pack 5 (see the Fix Pack
    download document).
    If you upgrade to Version 9.1.0.5 after you update IBM Java Runtime,
    your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps.
    Download the 32-bit (or 31-bit, if you use Linux on System z) and 64-bit
    packages of IBM Java Runtime, Version 6 for your operating system
    from Fix Central: interim fix 9.1.0.5-WT-OEE-<OS>[32|31]-6SR16FP4
    or later (for example, 9.1.0.5-WT-OEE-Windows32-6SR16FP4 and
    9.1.0.5-WT-OEE-Windows-6SR16FP4).
    To apply the fix, follow the steps in Updating IBM Java Runtime.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

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References
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2

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

Change History

05 June 2015: Added IBM Watson Content Analytics V2.1 to the list of
affected products
03 June 2015: original document 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.

Cross reference information

Segment		Product				Platform					Version			Edition

Watson Group	Watson Content Analytics	AIX, Linux, Linux on System z, Windows		2.1, 2.2, 3.0, 3.5	All Editions

Watson Group	OmniFind Enterprise Edition	AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, Linux on System z	9.1		    	All Editions

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