Security Bulletin: WebSphere Application Server - Oracle CPU shipped with Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software June 2013 (CVE-2013-1571)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The IBM WebSphere Application Server shipped in Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software includes an IBM Java SDK that is based on the Oracle JDK. Oracle has released June 2013 critical patch updates (CPU) which contain security vulnerability fixes and the IBM Java SDK has been updated to incorporate those updates.

Vulnerability Details

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CVEID: CVE-2013-1571

Description: HTML documentation generated by the Javadoc tool contains a security vulnerability. The vulnerability allows an attacker to craft a malicious link to the documentation which injects arbitrary content into the main frame. The injected content appears to originate from the site hosting the documentation, but in fact it is hosted elsewhere, and may contain malicious links or content. This type of attack is known as "clickjacking".

The attack does not require authentication and may be exploited remotely if the HTML page is network available, but some degree of specialized knowledge and techniques are required. An exploit would not impact the confidentiality of information or the availability of the system, but data integrity could be compromised.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/84715 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)


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

CVE-2013-2468 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2469 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2465 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2464 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2463 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2473 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2472 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2471 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2470 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2459 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2466 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2013-2462 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2460 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-3743 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-2448 (CVSS 7.6)
CVE-2013-2442 (CVSS 7.5)
CVE-2013-2407 (CVSS 6.4)
CVE-2013-2454 (CVSS 5.8)
CVE-2013-2458 (CVSS 5.8)
CVE-2013-3744 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2400 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2456 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2453 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2457 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2455 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2412 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2443 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2447 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2437 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2444 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2452 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2446 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2450 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2013-2449 (CVSS 4.3)
CVE-2013-2451 (CVSS 3.7)
CVE-2013-1500 (CVSS 3.2)
CVE-2013-4002 (CVSS 7.1)
CVE-2013-3006 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-3007 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-3008 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-3009 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-3010 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-3011 (CVSS 9.3)
CVE-2013-3012 (CVSS 9.3)

Affected Products and Versions

SDK shipped with IBM WebSphere Application Server Version 8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.0, Version 8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.6, Version 7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.29, Version 6.1.0.0 through 6.1.0.45

This does not occur on SDK versions shipped with WebSphere Application Servers fix pack 8.5.5.1, 8.0.0.7, 7.0.0.31 and 6.1.0.47 or later.

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade your SDK to an interim fix level as determined below:

For IBM WebSphere Application Server and IBM WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition:

Download and apply the interim fix APARs below, for your appropriate release:

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.0:

  • Apply Interim Fix PM91291: Will upgrade you to SDK 7 SR5

    OR

  • Apply Interim Fix PM91292: Will upgrade you to SDK 6 (J9 2.6) SR6

    OR


  • Apply Java SDK shipped with the WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 8.5.5.1 or later (targeted to be available 28 October 2013).


For 8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.6:
  • Apply Interim Fix PM91293: Will upgrade you to SDK 6 (J9 2.6) SR6

    OR

  • Apply Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 7 (8.0.0.7) or later (targeted to be available 19 August 2013).



For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.29:
  • Apply Interim Fix PM91295: Will upgrade you to SDK 6 SR14

    OR


  • Apply Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 31 (7.0.0.31) or later (targeted to be available 16 December 2013).



For V6.1.0.0 through 6.1.0.45:
  • Apply Interim Fix PM91296: Will upgrade you to SDK 5 SR16 FP3

    OR

  • Apply Java SDK shipped with WebSphere Application Server Fix pack 47 (6.1.0.47) or later (targeted to be available 9 September 2013)


Important note:
IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the System z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security and integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions on the System z Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and associated fixes will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing the CVSS scores and applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any potential risk.

For additional details and information on WebSphere Application Server product updates:

Important note

IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the System z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security and integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions on the System z Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and associated fixes will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing the CVSS scores and applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any potential risk.

References

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

* 21 August 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 Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

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.


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational Application Developer Standard Edition for WebSphere Software Windows, Linux 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.0.4.1, 8.0.4.2

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More support for:

Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software
Server Runtimes

Software version:

7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.2, 7.5.3, 7.5.4, 7.5.5, 7.5.5.1, 7.5.5.2, 7.5.5.3, 7.5.5.4, 7.5.5.5, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.0.4.1, 8.0.4.2, 8.5, 8.5.1, 9.0

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1647620

Modified date:

2013-08-26

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