Security Bulletin: Tivoli Endpoint Manager for Remote Control 8.2 clients affected by vulnerabilities in IBM JRE (CVE-2012-4820, CVE-2012-4821, CVE-2012-4822, CVE-2012-4823)

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Abstract

These vulnerabilities are only applicable to Java deployments where untrusted code may be executed under a security manager (e.g. Java applets running in a web browser).

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE IDs: CVE-2012-4820, CVE-2012-4821, CVE-2012-4822, CVE-2012-4823

DESCRIPTION:
There are a number of vulnerabilities in the IBM JAVA SDK that affect various components (ORB, XML and JMX). The vulnerabilities allow code running under a security manager to escalate its privileges by modifying or removing the security manager. Some of the issues need to be combined in sequence to achieve an exploit.

The vulnerabilities could occur when the IBM JRE is installed as the system JRE, such that it may be used to execute untrusted Java applets or Web Start applications in a browser.

CVEID: CVE-2012-4820
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78764 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2012-4821
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78765 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2012-4822
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78766 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVEID: CVE-2012-4823
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78767 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
Tivoli Endpoint Manager for Remote Control 8.2


REMEDIATION:
Required if the stand alone controller has been installed.
To upgrade the controller, install the stand alone controller component in
Tivoli Endpoint Manager for Remote Control Fix pack 8.2.1-TIV-TEMRC821-IF0003
which will be released 20th December 2012.

Workaround(s):
None.

Mitigation(s):
None

REFERENCES:
· Complete CVSS Guide
· On-line Calculator V2
· CVE-2011-4820
· X-Force Vulnerability Database http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78764
· CVE-2011-4821
· X-Force Vulnerability Database http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78765
· CVE-2011-4822
· X-Force Vulnerability Database http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78766
· CVE-2011-4823
· X-Force Vulnerability Database http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78767


RELATED INFORMATION:
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2012/Sep/38

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Adam Gowdiak of Security Explorations.

CHANGE HISTORY
None


*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 Flash.


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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More support for:

Tivoli Endpoint Manager

Software version:

8.2

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1616584

Modified date:

2013-10-04

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