Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in usage of IBM Java SDK in IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search and IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition (CVE-2013-5802, CVE-2013-4002, CVE-2013-5825, CVE-2013-5372)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Potential security vulnerabilities exist in the IBM Java SDK that is shipped with the IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search and IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition products.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5802
DESCRIPTION:
JRE vulnerable to denial of service attacks via malformed XML data.

CVSS:
Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/87982 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4002

DESCRIPTION:
XML parser is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, triggered by malformed XML data.

CVSS:
Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/85260 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5825

DESCRIPTION:
JRE vulnerable to denial of service attacks

CVSS:
Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/87988 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5372

DESCRIPTION:
The XML4J parser is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, triggered by specially crafted XML data..

CVSS:
Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/86662 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search (ICAwES) V3.0 and V2.2
IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition V9.1 and V8.5

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR How to acquire fix
ICAwES V3.0 None. Apply ICAwES V3.0 Fix Pack 4. See the fix pack download document.
ICAwES V2.2 None. Apply ICAwES V2.2 Fix Pack 3. See the fix pack download document.
OmniFind V9.1 None. Apply OmniFind Enterprise Edition V9.1 Fix Pack 5. See the fix pack download document.
OmniFind V8.5 None. Contact IBM Software Support to obtain the fix.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

References

Related information

Change History

December 2013: Original copy published
February 2014: Add Content Analytics with Enterprise Search V2.2, OmniFind Enterprise Edition V9.1, and OmniFind Enterprise Edition V8.5

*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
Enterprise Content Management OmniFind Enterprise Edition AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, Linux on System z 9.1, 8.5 All Editions

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Document information


More support for:

Watson Content Analytics

Software version:

2.2, 3.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Linux on System z, Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1659217

Modified date:

2014-02-05

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