15 August 2017
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2017.2028 Security Bulletin: Security Vulnerabilities in Apache FOP and Apache Batik affect IBM WebSphere Portal (CVE-2017-5661, CVE-2017-5662) 15 August 2017 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: IBM WebSphere Portal Publisher: IBM Operating System: UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX) IBM i Windows Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2017-5662 CVE-2017-5661 Reference: ESB-2017.1353 ESB-2017.1176 ESB-2017.1175 Original Bulletin: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22006871 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Security Bulletin: Security Vulnerabilities in Apache FOP and Apache Batik affect IBM WebSphere Portal (CVE-2017-5661, CVE-2017-5662) Document information More support for: WebSphere Portal Software version: 6.1, 7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0 Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS Software edition: Enable, Express, Extend, Hypervisor Edition, Server Reference #: 2006871 Modified date: 13 August 2017 Security Bulletin Summary XML external entity (XXE) security vulnerabilities in Apache FOP and Apache Batik affect IBM WebSphere Portal (CVE-2017-5661, CVE-2017-5662). Vulnerability Details CVEID: CVE-2017-5661 DESCRIPTION: Apache FOP could allow a remote authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an XML external entity (XXE) error when processing XML data. By using a specially-crafted SVG file. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information or possibly cause a denial of service. CVSS Base Score: 5.3 CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/124797 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:N/A:N) CVEID: CVE-2017-5662 DESCRIPTION: Apache Batik could allow a remote authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an XML external entity (XXE) error when processing XML data. By using a specially-crafted SVG file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information or possibly cause a denial of service. CVSS Base Score: 6.5 CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/125198 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:N/A:L) Affected Products and Versions Affected Product Affected Versions IBM WebSphere Portal 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206 CF13 IBM WebSphere Portal 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168 CF13 IBM WebSphere Portal 22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199 CF22 IBM WebSphere Portal 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206 CF30 IBM WebSphere Portal 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168 CF27 IBM WebSphere Portal 22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199 CF27 For unsupported versions IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version of the product. Remediation/Fixes Product VRMF APARs Fix IBM WebSphere Portal 9.0 PI81353 Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 14 (CF14) (Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 188.8.131.52) IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 PI81353 Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 14 (CF14) (Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 184.108.40.206) IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0.0 through 220.127.116.11 PI81353 PI85290 Upgrade to Fix Pack 18.104.22.168 with Cumulative Fix 22 (CF22) and then apply the Interim Fixes PI81353 and PI85290. (Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 22.214.171.124) IBM WebSphere Portal 7.0.0 through 126.96.36.199 PI81353 PI85290 Upgrade to Fix Pack 188.8.131.52 with Cumulative Fix 30 (CF30) and then apply the Interim Fixes PI81353 and PI85290. (Combined Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 184.108.40.206) IBM WebSphere Portal 220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168 PI81353 PI85290 Upgrade to Fix Pack 22.214.171.124 with Cumulative Fix 27 (CF27) and then apply the Interim Fixes PI81353 and PI85290. (Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 126.96.36.199) IBM WebSphere Portal 188.8.131.52 through 184.108.40.206 PI81353 PI85290 Upgrade to Fix Pack 220.127.116.11 with Cumulative Fix 27 (CF27) and then apply the Interim Fixes PI81353 and PI85290. (Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 18.104.22.168) Workarounds and Mitigations None Important note IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the System z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security and integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions on the System z Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and associated fixes will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing the CVSS scores and applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any potential risk. References Complete CVSS v3 Guide On-line Calculator v3 Related information IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog Change History 10 August 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. 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