Security Bulletin: Potential security exposures with IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance (CVE-2012-5758, CVE-2012-5759, CVE 2012-5756)

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Abstract

Several high risk vulnerabilities have been identified in the WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance V2.0, and V2.1 that may allow unauthorized administrator privileges. These vulnerabilities affect the WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance only and do not affect the related WebSphere eXtreme Scale software product.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS

CVE ID:CVE-2012-5758 (IC86908)

DESCRIPTION:

An unprotected interface exists in the WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance. An unauthorized user can stop WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance server processes without authentication or authorization.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80063 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)


Affected Versions:

The problem affects the following IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance versions:

Versions V2.0.0.0 through V2.0.0.3
Versions V2.1.0.0 through V2.1.0.2

REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply the fix for each named product as soon as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available.

For all versions of the WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24033740

Workaround:
None known; apply fixes.


CVE ID:CVE-2012-5759 (IC85748)

DESCRIPTION:

Any authenticated user can perform any JMX operation.  As a result, some administration operations may be performed by an authenticated user who does not belong to the administrative role. The XC10 is vulnerable to JMX operations being performed regardless of that exposed user's authority.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 9
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80062 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)


Affected Versions:

The problem affects the following IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance versions:

Versions V2.0.0.0 through V2.0.0.3
Versions V2.1.0.0 through V2.1.0.2

REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply the fix for each named product as soon as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available.

For all versions of the WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24033740

Workaround:
None known; apply fixes.


CVE ID:CVE-2012-5756 (IC PM68926)

DESCRIPTION:

WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliances configured in a collective utilize a type of server to server connection. These server to server connections are protected using a shared XC10 secret key. All XC10s share a secret key used only internally. If the secret is discovered the user may "act" as a container server to XC10 at which point data in the grid would be available to a potential security attacker.

CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/79921 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)


Affected Versions:

The problem affects the following IBM WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance:

Versions V2.0.0.0 through V2.0.0.3
Versions V2.1.0.0 through V2.1.0.2

REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply the fix for each named product as soon as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available.

For all versions of the WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24033740

Workaround:
None known; apply fixes.

REFERENCES:

Complete CVSS Guide (http://www.first.org/cvss/cvss-guide.html)
On-line Calculator V2 (http://nvd.nist.gov/cvss.cfm?calculator&adv&version=2)

*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 document.

Note: 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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Security fixes for WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance

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More support for:

WebSphere DataPower XC10 Appliance

Software version:

2.0.0.3, 2.1.0.2

Operating system(s):

Firmware

Reference #:

1615783

Modified date:

2012-11-26

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