Security Bulletin: Potential security exposure when using IBM InfoSphere Streams due to vulnerabilities in IBM Java SE Version 6 SDK.

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Abstract

IBM InfoSphere Streams makes use of IBM Java SE Version Version 6 SDK. Potential security exposures exist in IBM InfoSphere Streams due to vulnerabilities in IBM Java SE Version 6 SDK.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE-2012-1718, CVE-2012-3143, CVE-2012-3159, CVE-2012-5081

DESCRIPTION:

Vulnerabilities in the IBM Java SE Version 6 SDK allow remote attackers to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. For additional information on specific vulnerabilities refer to the CVE references.

CVSS:

CVEID: CVE-2012-1718
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/76249) for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2012-3143
CVSS Base Score: 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/79419) for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2012-3159
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/79424) for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2012-5081
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/79435) for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

AFFECTED VERSIONS/PLATFORMS:

IBM InfoSphere Streams V1.2 (all fix levels)
IBM InfoSphere Streams V2.0 (all fix levels)
IBM InfoSphere Streams V3.0

REMEDIATION:

The recommended solution is to apply the IBM SDK for Linux® Java SE Version 6 fix
as soon as practical. Please see below for the fix information.
To download the fix, perform the following steps:

  1. Go to
    1.2.0.0-Patch_for_IBM_Java6_SR12 (Version 1.2.1)
    2.0.0.0-Patch_for_IBM_Java6_SR12 (Version 2.0)
    3.0.0.0-Patch_for_IBM_Java6_SR12 (Version 3.0)
  2. In the Download page, download the following:
    Fix: Patch_for_IBM_Java6_SR12.tar.gz
    Readme: Patch_for_IBM_Java6_SR12.readme.txt
  3. Follow the instructions in the Readme to install the fix.


WORKAROUNDS:

None.

MITIGATIONS:

None.

REFERENCES:

CVE-2012-1718
CVE-2012-3143
CVE-2012-3159
CVE-2012-5081

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)
X-Force Vulnerability Database ( http://xforce.iss.net)

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 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:

InfoSphere Streams

Software version:

1.2, 2.0, 3.0

Operating system(s):

Linux

Reference #:

1620575

Modified date:

2013-01-11

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