Security Bulletin: IBM SPSS Modeler - XML (CVE-2013-2407)

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Abstract

If an attacker makes a victim open a specially crafted XML document, it could be possible to conduct denial of service attacks using IBM SPSS Modeler installed on the victim's system.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2407


DESCRIPTION:
If an attacker makes a victim open a specially crafted XML document, it could be possible to conduct denial of service attacks using IBM SPSS Modeler installed on the victim's system.


CVSS:

CVSS Base Score: 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/85044 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

AFFECTED PLATFORMS:

· Versions 14 through 15.0 of IBM SPSS Modeler running on all supported platforms are affected.

REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply the fix as soon as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available.

Fix:
For IBM SPSS Modeler:

- Version 14.2 Fix Pack 3 Interim Fix 020
- Version 15.0 Fix Pack 2 Interim Fix 011


Workaround:
None known; apply fixes.

Mitigation:
· None known

REFERENCES:

· Complete CVSS Guide
· On-line Calculator V2
· X-Force Vulnerability Database
- CVE-2013-2407

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT:

CHANGE HISTORY:

· 27 September 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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Document information


More support for:

SPSS Modeler

Software version:

14.2, 15.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Platform Independent, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1651053

Modified date:

2013-09-30

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