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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect the IBM Spectrum Protect Server (CVE-2018-2579, CVE-2018-2603, CVE-2018-2783)

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Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ used by the IBM Spectrum Protect Server. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2018 and April 2018. UPDATED 1/16/2019: Changed "First Fixing VRM Level" in Remediation/Fixes table for 8.1 from 8.1.6 to 8.1.6.100.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-2579
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137833 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:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2603
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137855 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:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2783
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit Security component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause high confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141939 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects the IBM Spectrum Protect Server levels 8.1.3.0 through 8.1.5.x.

Note that releases 8.1.3.0 and below of the IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Server are not affected.

Remediation/Fixes

BM Spectrum Protect Server Release First Fixing
VRM Level
Platform Link to Fix
8.1 8.1.6.100

AIX
Linux
Windows

ftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/patches/server

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Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

21 September 2018 - original version published 16 January 2019 - updated "First Fixing VRM Level" in Remediation/Fixes table for 8.1 from 8.1.6 to 8.1.6.100.

*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

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Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect

Component: Server

Software version: 8.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Software edition: All

Reference #: 0729853

Modified date: 16 January 2019