Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in IBM InfoSphere Information Server (CVE-2013-0585, CVE-2013-3034, CVE-2013-3040 and CVE-2013-0599)

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Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in IBM InfoSphere Information Server (CVE-2013-0585, CVE-2013-3034, CVE-2013-3040 and CVE-2013-0599)

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SUMMARY:

Security vulnerabilities exist in various versions of IBM Information Server or constituent products.

Note: The same fix may be listed under multiple vulnerabilities. Installing the fix addresses all vulnerabilities to which the fix applies. Also, some fixes require installing both a fix pack and a subsequent patch. While the fix pack must be installed first, any additional patches required may be installed in any order.

VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0585

DESCRIPTION:
An attacker can trick a user into inserting a mal-formed URL address into a browser or clicking on a mal-formed URL link and exploit a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the InfoSphere Information Server web console and repository management user interfaces to gain unauthorized access or collect sensitive information.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83356 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/AU:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server versions 8.1, 8.5, 8.7, and 9.1.0 running on all platforms


CVE ID: CVE-2013-3034

DESCRIPTION:
An attacker can trick a user into inserting a mal-formed URL address into a browser or clicking on a mal-formed URL link and exploit a cross-site scripting vulnerability or an HTML injection vulnerability in the InfoSphere Information Server administration and reporting console to gain unauthorized access or collect sensitive information.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/84646 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server versions 8.1, 8.5, 8.7, 9.1.0 and 9.1.2 running on all platforms


CVE ID: CVE-2013-3040

DESCRIPTION:
Failed login attempts separately identify invalid usernames and passwords enabling sequential brute force attempts to identify valid usernames and passwords.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: Seehttp://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/84765 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)CVSS Base Score:

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server versions 8.1, 8.5, 8.7, 9.1.0 and 9.1.2 running on all platforms


CVE ID: CVE-2013-0599

DESCRIPTION:
The IBM InfoSphere Information Server help system could disclose sensitive information about the help system’s implementation when an attacker sends a specially-crafted URL.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: Seehttp://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83613 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 9.1.0 and 9.1.2 running on all platforms


REMEDIATION:

Fix(es):

Version 8.1:

Contact IBM customer support.

Version 8.5:

1. Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 8.5 Fix Pack 3
2. Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Information Services Framework (ISF) Security Patch
3. Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Repository Management (RM) Security Patch

Version 8.7:

1. Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 8.7 Fix Pack 2
2. Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Information Services Framework (ISF) Security Patch

Version 9.1.0:

1. Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Version 9.1 Fix Pack 1
2. Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Information Services Framework (ISF) Security Patch

Version 9.1.2:
Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Information Services Framework (ISF) Security Patch

Workaround(s) & MITIGATION(s): None known

REFERENCES:
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
X-Force Vulnerability Database (CVE-2013-0585) ·
CVE-2013-0585
X-Force Vulnerability Database (CVE-2013-3034)
CVE-2013-3034
X-Force Vulnerability Database (CVE-2013-3040)
CVE-2013-3040
X-Force Vulnerability Database (CVE-2013-0599)
CVE-2013-0599


RELATED INFORMATION:
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: None

CHANGE HISTORY:
09-Aug-2013: Original version published
12-Aug-2013: Updated with CVE number corrections
27-Aug-2013: Updated with CVE-2013-0599 and remediation step for version 9.1
06-Sep-2013: Updated to reflect availability of remediation for version 9.1.2

*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 Information Server

Software version:

8.1, 8.5, 8.7, 9.1, 9.1.2.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1646136

Modified date:

2013-09-06

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