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Security Bulletin: IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition and IBM Content Analytics – Oracle Critical Patch Updates February 2013 (CVE-2013-0440, CVE-2013-0443, CVE-2013-0169)

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Abstract

Potential security vulnerabilities exist in the IBM Java SDK that is shipped with the IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition and IBM Content Analytics and products.

Content

The products listed below may be affected by security vulnerabilities reported by Oracle’s February 2013 Critical Patch Updates:

  • IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition
  • IBM Content Analytics
  • IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search


  • VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

    CVE-2013-0440 - 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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/81799
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

    CVE-2013-0443 - 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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/81801
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

    CVE-2013-0169 - The TLS protocol does not properly consider timing side-channel attacks, which allows remote attackers to conduct distinguishing attacks and plain-text recovery attacks via statistical analysis of timing data for crafted packets, also known as the "Lucky Thirteen" issue.
    CVSS Base Score: 4.3
    CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/81902
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

    AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
  • Product: IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition, Version(s): V9.1 through V9.1.0.4
  • Product: IBM Content Analytics, Version(s): V2.2 through V2.2.0.3
  • Product: IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search, Version(s): V3.0 through V3.0.0.2

    REMEDIATION:

    Apply the Following Fixes:
    Fix* VRMF How to acquire fix
    Interim Fix V9.1.0.4 www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral
    Interim Fix V2.2.0.3 www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral
    Fix Pack V3.0.0.3 www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24035445


    Workaround(s):
    Recommend customers apply the fixes listed above.

    Mitigation(s):
    None.

    REFERENCES:
  • Complete CVSS Guide
  • On-line Calculator V2
  • CVE-2013-0440
  • CVE-2013-0443
  • CVE-2013-0169
  • X-Force Vulnerability Database
  • https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/81799
  • https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/81801
  • https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/81902


    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.

  • Related information


    Cross reference information
    Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
    Watson Group OmniFind Enterprise Edition AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, Linux on System z 9.1 All Editions

    Document information

    More support for: Watson Content Analytics

    Software version: 2.2, 3.0

    Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

    Software edition: All Editions

    Reference #: 1640615

    Modified date: 04 August 2013


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