Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities in InfoSphere BigInsights due to vulnerabilities in IBM Java JDK Version 6 (CVE-2012-1717, CVE-2012-1718)

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Abstract

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights makes use of IBM Java Development Kit (JDK) Version 6. Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in IBM Java 6, and addressed in IBM Java 6 JDK SR 11.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE-2012-1718, CVE-2012-1717

DESCRIPTION:

Vulnerabilities in the Java Development Kit (JDK) allow remote attackers to partially affect availability and partially affect confidentiality. For additional information on specific vulnerabilities refer to the CVE references.

CVSS:

CVEID: CVE-2012-1718
CVSS Base Score: 5
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-2012-1717
CVSS Base Score: 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/76251 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)


AFFECTED VERSIONS/PLATFORMS:

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights version 1.1 through 1.4

REMEDIATION:

FIXES:

For version 1.1 through 1.4:
- Upgrade to IBM InfoSphere BigInsights version 2.0


WORKAROUNDS:

None known; apply fixes.

MITIGATIONS:

None.

REFERENCES:

CVE-2012-1718
CVE-2012-1717


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 BigInsights
Developer Tools

Software version:

1.1.0, 1.2.0, 1.3.0, 1.4.0

Operating system(s):

Linux Red Hat - pSeries, Linux Red Hat - xSeries, Linux SUSE - pSeries, Linux SUSE - xSeries

Software edition:

Basic Edition, Enterprise Edition

Reference #:

1623161

Modified date:

2013-01-24

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