Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software due to issues in IBM Java SDK (CVE-2013-0440, CVE-2013-0443, CVE-2013-0169)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The version of IBM WebSphere Application Server that is shipped with Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software is shipped with an IBM Java SDK that is based on the Oracle SDK. Oracle has released February 2013 critical patch updates (CPU) which contain security vulnerability fixes and the IBM Java SDK that is included as part of WebSphere Application Server shipped with Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software is affected. These fixes also include other Oracle critical security updates as noted below.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2013-0440

Description: Unspecified vulnerability in Java Runtime Environment allows remote attackers to affect availability via vectors related to JSSE.

CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81799 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)


CVE ID: CVE-2013-0443

Description: Unspecified vulnerability in Java Runtime Environment allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality and integrity via vectors related to JSSE.

CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81801 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)


CVE ID: CVE-2013-0169

Description: An unspecified vulnerability in the TLS protocol, which allows remote attackers to conduct distinguishing attacks and plain-text recovery attacks .

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81902 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)


The following advisories are not applicable to WebSphere Application Server:
CVE-2013-0437 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-1478 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-0445 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-1480 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-0441 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-1475 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-1476 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2012-1541 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-0446 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2012-3342 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-0442 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-0450 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-0425 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-0426 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-0428 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2012-3213 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-1481 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-0444 (CVSS 7.6)
CVE-2013-0429 (CVSS 7.6)
CVE-2013-0419 (CVSS 7.6)
CVE-2013-0423 (CVSS 7.6)
CVE-2013-0351 (CVSS 7.5)
CVE-2013-0432 (CVSS 6.4)
CVE-2013-0449 (CVSS 5 )
CVE-2013-1473 (CVSS 5 )
CVE-2013-0435 (CVSS 5 )
CVE-2013-0434 (CVSS 5 )
CVE-2013-0409 (CVSS 5 )
CVE-2013-0431 (CVSS 5 )
CVE-2013-0427 (CVSS 5 )
CVE-2013-0433 (CVSS 5 )
CVE-2013-0424 (CVSS 5 )
CVE-2013-0438 (CVSS 4.3 )
CVE-2013-1489 (CVSS 0 )
CVE-2013-1487 (CVSS 10 )
CVE-2013-1486 (CVSS 10 )
CVE-2013-1484 (CVSS 10 )
CVE-2013-1485 (CVSS 5 )
CVE-2012-3174 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2012-0422 (CVSS 10 )
CVE-2013-1493 (CVSS 10 )
CVE-2013-0809 (CVSS 10 )

Affected Products and Versions

SDK shipped with IBM WebSphere Application Server Version 8.5.0.0 through 8.5.0.1, Version 8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.5, Version 7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.27, Version 6.1.0.0 through 6.1.0.45 and shipped as part of Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software.

This does not occur on SDK versions shipped with WebSphere Application Servers 8.5.0.2, 8.0.0.6, 7.0.0.29 and 6.1.0.47 or later.

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade your SDK to an interim fix level as determined below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server for distributed operating systems
:

Download and apply the interim fix APARs below, for your appropriate release:

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.0.1:

  • Apply Interim Fix PM84776: Will upgrade you to SDK 7 SR4
--OR--
  • Apply Interim Fix PM84774: Will upgrade you to SDK 6 (J9 2.6) SR5
--OR--
  • Apply Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 2 (8.5.0.2) or later (targeted to be available mid April 2013).


For 8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.5:
  • Apply Interim Fix PM80758: Will upgrade you to SDK 6 (J9 2.6) SR5
--OR--
  • Apply Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 6 (8.0.0.6) or later (targeted to be available late April 2013).


For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.27:
  • Apply Interim Fix PM80757: Will upgrade you to SDK 6 SR13
--OR--
  • Apply Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 29 (7.0.0.29) or later (targeted to be available late June 2013).


For V6.1.0.0 through 6.1.0.45:
  • Apply Interim Fix PM80756: (targeted to be available May 2013)
--OR--
  • Apply Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 47 (6.1.0.47) or later (targeted to be available late September 2013)

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Related information

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

* 5 April 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 Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

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.

Related information

Security Bulletin: WebSphere Application Server - Oracl


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational Application Developer Standard Edition for WebSphere Software Server Runtimes Windows, Linux 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.0.4.1, 8.0.4.2

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More support for:

Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software
Server Runtimes

Software version:

7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.2, 7.5.3, 7.5.4, 7.5.5, 7.5.5.1, 7.5.5.2, 7.5.5.3, 7.5.5.4, 7.5.5.5, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.0.4.1, 8.0.4.2, 8.5, 8.5.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1633311

Modified date:

2013-04-05

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