Security Bulletin: Rational Functional Tester 8.x vulnerabilities due to security vulnerabilities in IBM JRE 7 SR3 or earlier, and non-IBM Java 7 (CVE-2013-0809, CVE-2013-1493, CVE-2013-0437, CVE-2012-1541, CVE-2013-0446, CVE-2012-3342, CVE-2013-0428)

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Abstract

Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in the Java Runtime Environments (JREs) IBM JRE 7.0 Service Release 3 or earlier, and non-IBM Java 7.0 or earlier, that can affect the security of Rational Functional Tester. Fixes are available in IBM JRE 7.0 Service Release 4 and in the latest Java 7.0 patches.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS

CVEID: CVE-2013-0809
Remote attackers can run arbitrary code through unknown vectors due to a vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component. Note that this vulnerability is distinct from CVE-2013-1493.

CVSS Base Score 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82515
CVSS Environmental Score undefined
CVSS Vector
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2013-1493
Remote attackers can run arbitrary code due to the color management functionality in certain versions of Oracle Java.

CVSS Base Score 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82514
CVSS Environmental Score undefined
CVSS Vector (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


CVEID: CVE-2013-0437
Attackers can induce memory corruption through a font file due to a flaw in the JDK's font parsing code.

CVSS Base Score 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81753
CVSS Environmental Score undefined
CVSS Vector (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


CVEID: CVE-2012-1541
Remote attackers can run arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges due to a vulnerability in Oracle Java within the Deployment component.

CVSS Base Score 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81761
CVSS Environmental Score undefined
CVSS Vector (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


CVEID: CVE-2013-0446
It is possible to specify classes that are initialized and constructed with full permissions from the JDK itself, independent of the restrictions of the security manager.

CVSS Base Score 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81762
CVSS Environmental Score undefined
CVSS Vector (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


CVEID: CVE-2012-3342
An attacker can bypass the escaping routine in the Windows Java Web Start Launcher, which can result in being able to run arbitrary code.

CVSS Base Score 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78334
CVSS Environmental Score undefined
CVSS Vector
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)


CVEID: CVE-2013-0428
Under certain circumstances, package access permissions are not checked. This can enable untrusted code to instantiate classes that should be restricted.

CVSS Base Score 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81768
CVSS Environmental Score undefined
CVSS Vector
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

AFFECTED PLATFORMS:
Versions 8.0 through 8.3.0.1 of Rational Functional Tester are affected.


REMEDIATION:

The suggested remediation is to upgrade to version 8.3.0.2.

If you intend to use IBM Rational Functional Tester with a non-IBM Java 7.0, ensure that you upgrade to the latest Java 7.0 patches to fix the vulnerability security issues.

Fix:
Apply Fix Pack 8.3.0.2.

Workaround:
None known. Apply fixes.

Mitigation:
None.

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
· X-Force Vulnerability Database - 82515 (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82515)
· CVE-2013-0809 - http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0809
· X-Force Vulnerability Database - 82514 (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82514)
· CVE-2013-1493 - http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-1493
· X-Force Vulnerability Database - 81753 (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81753)
· CVE-2013-0437 - http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0437
· X-Force Vulnerability Database - 81761 (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81761)
· CVE-2013-1541- http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-1541
· X-Force Vulnerability Database - 81762 (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81762)
· CVE-2013-0446 - http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0446
· X-Force Vulnerability Database - 78334 (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/78334)
· CVE-2013-3342 - http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-3342
· X-Force Vulnerability Database - 81768 (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81768)
· CVE-2013-0428 - http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0428

CHANGE HISTORY
29th March 2013: Original copy published

*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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Software version:

8.0, 8.0.0.1, 8.0.0.2, 8.0.0.3, 8.0.0.4, 8.1, 8.1.0.1, 8.1.0.2, 8.1.0.3, 8.1.1, 8.1.1.1, 8.1.1.2, 8.1.1.3, 8.2, 8.2.0.1, 8.2.0.2, 8.2.1, 8.2.1.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.2.1, 8.3, 8.3.0.1, 8.3.0.2

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1631621

Modified date:

2013-03-28

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