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 6 SR12 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-2013-0440, CVE-2013-0443

DESCRIPTION:

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

CVSS:

CVEID: CVE-2013-0440
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81799 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2013-0443
CVSS Base Score: 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81801 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)



AFFECTED PRODUCTS:

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

REMEDIATION:

The recommended solution is to apply the IBM SDK Java SE Version 6 SR13 FP2 fix. 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_SR13_FP2
2.0.0.0-Patch_for_IBM_Java6_SR13_FP2
3.0.0.0-Patch_for_IBM_Java6_SR13_FP2
2. In the Download page, download the following:
◦ Fix: <Streams-version-number>-Patch_for_IBM_Java6_SR13_FP2.tar.gz
◦ Readme: <Streams-version-number>-Patch_for_IBM_Java6_SR13_FP2.readme.html
◦ where <Streams-version-number> is 1.2.0.0, 2.0.0.0, or 3.0.0.0 depending on the release of the fix downloaded.
3. Follow the instructions in the Readme to install the fix.


WORKAROUNDS:

None.

MITIGATIONS:

None.

REFERENCES:

Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
X-Force Vulnerability Database
CVE-2013-0440
CVE-2013-0443


RELATED INFORMATION:

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

CHANGE HISTORY:

12-June-2013: Original version 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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More support for:

InfoSphere Streams

Software version:

1.2, 2.0, 3.0

Operating system(s):

Linux

Reference #:

1639081

Modified date:

2013-06-13

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