Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in IBM InfoSphere Information Server (CVE-2013-4057, CVE-2013-4058 and CVE-2013-4059)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Security vulnerabilities exist in various versions of IBM InfoSphere Information Server or constituent products. See the individual descriptions for details.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4057
DESCRIPTION:
Due to insufficient safeguards against cross-site request forgery in Information Server XML Pack an attacker can trick a legitimate user into opening a URL that results in an action being taken as that user, potentially without the knowledge of that user. Any actions taken require the user to already be logged into the DataStage designer or to authenticate separately as part of the attack.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/86546 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server XML Pack Versions 8.5, 8.7, and 9.1 running on all platforms

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4058

DESCRIPTION:
Information Server’s metadata repository is exposed to blind SQL injection attacks through various Information Server web interfaces.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/86547 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server Versions 8.0, 8.1, 8.5, 8.7, and 9.1 running on all platforms

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4059

DESCRIPTION:
Various Information Server web interfaces are vulnerable to content-spoofing and cross-site scripting allowing attackers to gain unauthorized access or collect sensitive information.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/86548 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server Versions 8.0, 8.1, 8.5, 8.7, and 9.1 running on all platforms

Affected Products and Versions

IBM InfoSphere Information Server Versions 8.0, 8.1, 8.5, 8.7, and 9.1 running on all platforms

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
InfoSphere Information Server 9.1 JR48815
JR49200
JR49206
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 9.1.2.0
--Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Information Services Framework (ISF) Security Patch
InfoSphere Information Server 8.7 JR48815
JR49200
JR49206
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 8.7 Fix Pack 2
--Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Information Services Framework (ISF) Security Patch
InfoSphere Information Server 8.5 JR48815
JR49200
JR49206
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 8.5 Fix Pack 3
--Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Information Services Framework (ISF) Security Patch
InfoSphere Information Server 8.0, 8.1 None Contact IBM customer support.


Note: The same fix may be listed under multiple vulnerabilities. Installing the fix addresses all vulnerabilities to which the fix applies. Also, some fixes require installing both a fix pack and a subsequent patch. While the fix pack must be installed first, any additional patches required may be installed in any order.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known, apply fixes

References

Related information

Change History

10 March 2014: Original version 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.

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More support for:

InfoSphere Information Server

Software version:

8.0.1, 8.1, 8.5, 8.7, 9.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1666684

Modified date:

2014-03-31

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