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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Asset Analyzer (RAA) is affected by an Apache CXF
21 December 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Rational Asset Analyzer
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2018-8039
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Security Bulletin: Asset Analyzer (RAA) is affected by an Apache CXF
More support for: Rational Asset Analyzer
Software version: All Versions
Operating system(s): Windows, z/OS
Reference #: 0744591
Modified date: 18 December 2018
Rational Asset Analyzer (RAA) has addressed the following vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: Apache CXF could allow a remote attacker to conduct a
man-in-the-middle attack. The TLS hostname verification does not work correctly
with com.sun.net.ssl interface. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to
launch a man-in-the-middle attack.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
145516 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Rational Asset Analyzer 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168
Product VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
Rational Asset Analyzer 22.214.171.124 - Upgrade to Fix Pack 19 (126.96.36.199)
Workarounds and Mitigations
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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.
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
*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.
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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