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                               ESB-2017.0325
 Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in International Components for Unicode
         (ICU4C) affects IBM InfoSphere DataStage (CVE-2016-7415)
                              2 February 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM InfoSphere DataStage
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-7415  

Reference:         ASB-2016.0110
                   ESB-2016.2810

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21996973

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in International Components for Unicode
(ICU4C) affects IBM InfoSphere DataStage (CVE-2016-7415)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

InfoSphere DataStage

Software version:

8.7, 9.1, 11.3, 11.5

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1996973

Modified date:

01 February 2017

Summary

An International Components for Unicode (ICU4C) vulnerability was addressed
by IBM InfoSphere DataStage.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2016-7415

DESCRIPTION:

International Components for Unicode (ICU) is vulnerable to a stack-based
buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the Locale class in
common/locid.cpp. By sending an overly long string, a remote attacker could
overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the
application to crash.

CVSS Base Score: 7.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/117035

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:

IBM InfoSphere Information DataStage: versions 8.7, 9.1, 11.3, and 11.5

IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: version 11.5

Remediation/Fixes

Product                                              VRMF  APAR     Remediation/First Fix
InfoSphere DataStage, Information Server on Cloud    11.5  JR57228  --Apply IBM InfoSphere DataStage Security patch
InfoSphere DataStage                                 11.3  JR57228  --Apply IBM InfoSphere DataStage Security patch
InfoSphere DataStage                                  9.1  JR57228  --Apply IBM InfoSphere DataStage Security patch
InfoSphere DataStage                                  8.7  JR57228  --Contact IBM Customer Support

Contact Technical Support:

In the United States and Canada dial

1-800-IBM-SERV

View the support

contacts for other countries

outside of the United States.

Electronically

open a Service Request

with Information Server Technical Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

01 February 2017: 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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