Security Bulletin: WebSphere Application Server Community Edition 3.0.0.3 Oracle CPU April 2013

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Abstract

Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in the IBM Java SDK that is shipped with IBM WebSphere Application Server Community Edition.

Content

The IBM WebSphere Application Server Community Edition is shipped with an IBM Java SDK that is based on the Oracle JDK. Oracle has released April 2013 critical patch updates (CPU) which contain security vulnerability fixes and the IBM Java SDK has been updated to incorporate the CPUs.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-2013-0169 - The TLS protocol does not properly consider timing side-channel attacks, which could allow remote attackers to conduct distinguishing attacks and plain-text recovery attacks via statistical analysis of timing data for crafted packets, aka the "Lucky Thirteen" issue. This issue was previously shipped with the IBM Java SDK for the Oracle February CPU.


CVEID: CVE-2013-0169
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81902
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

The following advisories are included in the SDK but WebSphere Application Server Community Edition is not vulnerable to them. You will need to evaluate your own code to determine if you are vulnerable. Please refer to the Reference section for more information on the advisories not applicable to WebSphere Application Server Community Edition :

CVE-2013-2422 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2435 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2432 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2425 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2431 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-1557 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-1537 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-1558 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2440 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-1518 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-0401 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-1488 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-1491 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-1569 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2384 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2383 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2394 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2419 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2420 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2421 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2423 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2426 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2428 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2434 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2436 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2429 (CVSS 7.6)
CVE-2013-2430 (CVSS 7.6)
CVE-2013-1563 (CVSS 7.6)
CVE-2013-2438 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2424 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2417 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2418 (CVSS 4.6)
CVE-2013-1540 (CVSS 4.3)
CVE-2013-2433 (CVSS 4.3)
CVE-2013-2416 (CVSS 4.3)
CVE-2013-2415 (CVSS 2.1)

Version affected:
SDK shipped with IBM WebSphere Application Server Community Edition 3.0.0.3

Description:
This Security Bulletin addresses the security vulnerabilities that have shipped with the IBM JDK and is part of the Oracle April 2013 critical patch updates (CPU) and other security updates from Oracle. For details on these updates please refer to the Reference section of this bulletin or refer to the Problem Summary of the Interim Fixes.

Solutions:
Upgrade your SDK to IBM SDK SR13-FP2, or upgrade WebSphere Application Server Community Edition to version 3.0.0.4.

REFERENCES:


*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:

WebSphere Application Server Community Edition

Software version:

3.0.0.3

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition:

Elite, Enhanced, Entry

Reference #:

1643075

Modified date:

2013-07-05

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