Security Bulletin: IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition – Information regarding security vulnerability in IBM SDK for Java, shipped with IBM WebSphere Application Server and addressed by Oracle CPU June 2013

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Abstract

Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in the IBM SDK for Java™ that is shipped with IBM WebSphere Application Server included in IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

DESCRIPTION:


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

IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition is shipped with a version of IBM WebSphere Application Server, which in turn is shipped with an IBM SDK for Java that is based on the Oracle JDK. Oracle has released June 2013 critical patch updates (CPU) which contain security vulnerability fixes and the IBM SDK for Java has been updated to incorporate those updates.

The Oracle June 2013 CPU among other things refers to the following vulnerability, which has been reported previously:

CVE 2013-1571: HTML documentation generated by the Javadoc tool contains a security vulnerability. Refer to this document for more information: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21642027


AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:

IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition 6.1.2, 6.2.x, 7.0.0, 7.0.1


REMEDIATION:

Install WebSphere Application Server interim fixes as appropriate for your current WebSphere Application Server version as described in http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21644157


Workaround(s):

None

Mitigation(s):

None


REFERENCES:
· Complete CVSS Guide
· On-line Calculator V2

· IBM Security Alerts - http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/java/jdk/alerts

· Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - June 2013 - http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/javacpujun2013-1899847.html

· CVE-2013-1571 - http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-1571
· X-Force Vulnerability Database - http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/84715



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


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT



CHANGE HISTORY
2013-08-16 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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Document information


More support for:

WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition
WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition Server

Software version:

6.1.2, 6.2, 7.0, 7.0.0.1, 7.0.0.2, 7.0.0.3, 7.0.1, 7.0.1.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1647020

Modified date:

2013-08-15

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