Security Bulletin: Tivoli Business Service Manager - Websphere Potential security exposure(CVE-2012-3325) and Apache Tomcat hash denial of service (CVE-2011-4858)

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Abstract

CVE-2012-3325: After installing an Interim Fix for PM44303 or a Fix Pack containing PM44303, there is a potential security exposure with IBM WebSphere Application Server. This Fix was part of the TIP (1.1.x) component installed with Tivoli Business Service Manager.
CVE-2011-4858: Potential Denial of Service (Dos) security exposure when using Web based applications due to JavaHashTable implementation vulnerability.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVEID: CVE-2012-3325

DESCRIPTION: If you have installed an Interim Fix for PM44303 or a Fix Pack listed above, you have the potential for an authenticated user to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error when validating user credentials. This could allow a user to gain unauthorized administrative access to an application and potentially gain access to confidential and critical customer data.

CVSS Base Score:6.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/77959 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
Tivoli Business Service Manager 4.2.0, 4.2.1


REMEDIATION:
Users can go to the following locations and download the efixes available from WAS to remediate the issues.

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21609067

Workaround(s):
None

Mitigation(s):
None

REFERENCES:
· Complete CVSS Guide
· On-line Calculator V2
· CVE-2012-3325
· X-Force Vulnerability Database http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/77959


CVEID: CVE-2011-4858

DESCRIPTION: Customers who have Web based applications are impacted by this vulnerability which can cause performance or Denial of Service (DoS) issues.

CVSS Base Score:5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/72016 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
Tivoli Business Service Manager 4.2.0, 4.2.1


REMEDIATION:
Users can go to the following locations and download the efixes available from WAS to remediate the issues.

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21577532

Workaround(s):
None

Mitigation(s):
None

REFERENCES:
· Complete CVSS Guide
· On-line Calculator V2
· CVE-2011-4858
· X-Force Vulnerability Database http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/72016
RELATED INFORMATION:
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
Java API Documentation Updater Tool


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
None

CHANGE HISTORY
7 Aug 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 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:

Tivoli Business Service Manager

Software version:

4.2, 4.2.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1646292

Modified date:

2013-08-09

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