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 Vulnerability in Apache Batik affects IBM Curam Social Program Management
                             10 December 2018


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM Curam
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-8013  

Reference:         ESB-2018.1666

Original Bulletin: 

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Apache Batik affects IBM Curam Social
Program Management (CVE-2018-8013)

Security Bulletin

Document information
Component: Not Applicable
Software version: 7.0.4, 7.0.1, 6.2.0, 6.1.1, 6.0.5
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Reference #: 0744157
Modified date: 07 December 2018


IBM Curam Social Program Management uses the Apache Batik Library. In Apache
Batik library prior to version 1.10, the class type has not being checked
during the deserialization process of the subclass of `AbstractDocument`. Fix
has been put in place to check the class type before instantiating during the
deserialization process

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-8013
DESCRIPTION: Apache Batik could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive
information, which is caused by an error during the deserialization of the
"AbstractDocument" subclass. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability to
reveal files and obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
143678 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)

Affected Products and Versions

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|Product          |VRMF    |Remediation/First Fix                            |
|Curam SPM        | 7.0.4  |Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to or a|
|                 |        |subsequent 7.0.4 release.                        |
|Curam SPM        | 7.0.1  |Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to or a|
|                 |        |subsequent 7.0.1 release.                        |
|Curam SPM        | 6.2.0  |Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to     |
|                 |        |iFix2 or a subsequent 6.2.0 release.             |
|Curam SPM        | 6.1.1  |Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to     |
|                 |        |iFix2 or a subsequent 6.1.1 release.             |
|Curam SPM        | 6.0.5  |Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to    |
|                 |        |iFix4 or a subsequent release.          |

Workarounds and Mitigations

For information about all other versions, contact IBM Curam Social Program
Management customer support.

Change History

07 December 2018: Original document published

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