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         Vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects IBM Virtualization
                        Engine TS7700 - April 2019
                               25 July 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM TS7700 virtual tape systems
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-2602  

Reference:         ESB-2019.2759

Original Bulletin: 

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Vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 - April

Product:             TS7700 virtual tape systems
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #:         0958061

Security Bulletin


There is a vulnerability in IBM SDKs Java Technology Edition, Versions 7 and 8,
as used by IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700. This issue was disclosed as part
of the IBM Java SDK updates in April 2019. IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 has
addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-2602
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java
SE, Java SE Embedded Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated
attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a high availability impact
using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
159698 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:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

All versions of microcode for the IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 (3957-V07,
3957-VEB, 3957-VEC) prior to and including the following are affected:

|Machine Type |Model|Version |
|3957         |V07  ||
|3957         |VEB  ||
|3957         |VEC  ||


Contact IBM Service at 1-800-IBM-SERV to arrange an upgrade to the latest
microcode version followed by the installation of VTD_EXEC.269 as needed.
Minimum microcode versions are shown below:

|Machine Type|Model|                Fix                |
|            |     |Upgrade to + VTD_EXEC.269|
|3957        |V07  |- OR -                             |
|            |     |Upgrade to + VTD_EXEC.269 |
|            |     |Upgrade to + VTD_EXEC.269|
|3957        |VEB  |- OR -                             |
|            |     |Upgrade to + VTD_EXEC.269 |
|3957        |VEC  |Upgrade to + VTD_EXEC.269 |

The minimum VTD_EXEC version is shown below:

|VTD_EXEC Package |Version|
|VTD_EXEC.269     |v1.12  |

Workarounds and Mitigations

Although IBM recommends that you upgrade to the fixes identified above, you can
mitigate, but not eliminate the risk of these vulnerabilities by restricting
physical and network access to the TS7700 to authorized users and IBM Service
Personnel only.

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Bulletin

Change History

23 July 2019: Original Version Published

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