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                               ESB-2016.2054
 Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK and IBM Java
      Runtime IBM affect Decision Optimization Center (CVE-2016-3598)
                              30 August 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Decision Optimization Center
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-3598  

Reference:         ASB-2016.0074
                   ESB-2016.1793

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21989360

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK and IBM Java 
Runtime IBM affect Decision Optimization Center (CVE-2016-3598)

Security Bulletin

Document information
More support for: IBM Decision Optimization Center

Software version: 3.5, 3.6, 3.6.0.1, 3.7, 3.7.0.1, 3.7.0.2, 3.8, 3.8.0.1, 
3.8.0.2, 3.9.0

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1989360

Modified date: 2016-08-29

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java and 
IBM® Runtime Environment Java Version 6 and Version 7 that are used by IBM 
Decision Optimization Center. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM 
Java SDK updates in July 2016.

Vulnerability Details
If you run your own Java code using the IBM Java Runtime delivered with this 
product, you should evaluate your code to determine whether the complete list 
of vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list of 
vulnerabilities please refer to the link for "IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin" 
located in the "References" section for more information.

CVEID: CVE-2016-3598
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component 
has high confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and high availability 
impact.
CVSS Base Score: 9.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115269 for the current 
score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions
IBM Decision Optimization Center v3.9 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes
IBM ILOG ODM Enterprise
- From v3.5 to v3.7.0.2: IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service 
Refresh 16 Fix Pack 30 and subsequent releases

IBM Decision Optimization Center
- From v3.8 to v3.8.0.1: IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service 
Refresh 16 Fix Pack 30 and subsequent releases
- From v3.8.0.2: IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 9 
Fix Pack 50 and subsequent releases

The recommended solution is to download and install the IBM Java SDK as soon as 
practicable.

Before installing a newer version of IBM Java SDK, please ensure that you:

    Close any open programs that you have running;
    Rename the initial directory of the IBM Java SDK (for example: with a .old 
    at the end),
    Download and install IBM Java SDK.

Here are the detailed instructions for updating IBM Java SDK.

You must verify that applying this fix does not cause any compatibility issues.

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
29 August 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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