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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2019.0568
        IBM Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java
           SDK affect IBM Watson Assistant on IBM Cloud Private
                             25 February 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Watson Assistant
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Create Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Delete Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service      -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-3180 CVE-2018-3139 

Reference:         ASB-2018.0290
                   ESB-2019.0432.2
                   ESB-2019.0418
                   ESB-2019.0414

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10871820

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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM Watson
Assistant on IBM Cloud Private

Document information

More support for: IBM Cloud Private

Component: IBM Watson Assistant

Software version: All Versions

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 0871820

Modified date: 21 February 2019

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in the IBM(R) Runtime Environment Java(TM)
Technology Edition, Version 8, used by IBM Watson(TM) Assistant for IBM Cloud
Private. The issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates for
October 2018.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:  CVE-2018-3139
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Networking
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive
information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack
vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See  https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities
/151455  for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:  CVE-2018-3180
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JSSE
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality
impact, low integrity impact, and low availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See  https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities
/151497  for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects IBM Watson Assistant V1.0.0 through V1.0.1.

Remediation/Fixes

+---------+-------------+----------------------------------------------------+
|Affected |  Affected   |                        Fix                         |
| product |  versions   |                                                    |
+---------+-------------+----------------------------------------------------+
|         |             |Upgrade to IBM Watson Assistant V1.1.0. To download |
|         |             |the software, go to Passport Advantage , search for |
|         |             |"watson assistant," and select IBM Watson Assistant |
|IBM      |             |for IBM Cloud Private V1.1.0 eAssembly, part number |
|Watson   |V1.0.0-V1.0.1|CJ4SVEN.                                            |
|Assistant|             |                                                    |
|         |             |For information about this version, see the release |
|         |             |notes . For information about installation, see the |
|         |             |installation procedure                              |
+---------+-------------+----------------------------------------------------+

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

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.

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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