Security Bulletin: IBM Notes & Domino fixes for multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2014-0892 and Oracle Java Critical Patch Updates for Oct 2013, Jan 2014)

Security Bulletin


Summary

This security bulletin details the fixes and/or workarounds for multiple vulnerabilities which have been addressed in Notes and Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 1, and in Domino 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 2. This technote will be updated as additional fix details become available.

Vulnerability Details


Oracle Java Critical Patch Updates for October 2013 and January 2014

Summary Advisory for Oracle Java Critical Patch Update Jan 2014

    DESCRIPTION: This Critical Patch Update contains 36 new security fixes for IBM Java in Notes and Domino.  34 of these vulnerabilities may be remotely exploitable without authentication, i.e., may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password.  Resolving the full set of issues will require updating both Notes and Domino. For a description of the fixes, CVE IDs and CVSS Scoring, see Summary Advisory for Oracle Java Critical Patch Update January 2014. The January 2014 update also includes all previous issues addressed in the JVM including the October 2013 Update listed below.


Summary Advisory for Oracle Java Critical Patch Update Oct 2013
    DESCRIPTION: This Critical Patch Update contains 51 new security fixes for IBM Java in Notes and Domino. 50 of these vulnerabilities may be remotely exploitable without authentication, i.e., may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password.  Resolving the full set of issues will require updating both Notes and Domino. For a description of the fixes, CVE IDs and CVSS Scoring, see Summary Advisory for Oracle Java Critical Patch Update October 2013


IBM Notes and Domino Code Execution Vulnerability on Linux 32-bit platforms only

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0892
DESCRIPTION: Linux 32-bit editions of both Notes and Domino can be exploited to allow injection of code.
    CVSS Base Score: 4.0
    CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/91284 for the current score
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

    Access Vector: Network Access Complexity: High
    Authentication: None Confidentiality Impact: Partial
    Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: None

Affected Products and Versions

Oracle Java Critical Patch Updates for October 2013 and January 2014

  • IBM Notes 9.0.1 and earlier
  • IBM Domino 9.0.1 Interim Fix 2 and earlier
  • IBM Notes and Domino 8.5.x
  • IBM Notes and Domino 8.0.x

IBM Notes and Domino Remote Execution Vulnerability* (CVE-2014-0892)
*Impacts Linux 32-bit platforms only
    • IBM Notes 9.0.1 and earlier
    • IBM Domino 9.0.1 Interim Fix 2 and earlier
    • IBM Notes and Domino 8.5.x

Remediation/Fixes

Oracle Java Critical Patch Updates for October 2013 and January 2014 are also tracked as SPR KLYH9G2SW2


IBM Notes and Domino Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2014-0892) is also tracked as SPR KLYH9FNKLW

Workarounds and Mitigations

Oracle Java Critical Patch Updates for October 2013 and January 2014

None

IBM Notes and Domino Code Execution Vulnerability* (CVE-2014-0892)
* Impacts Linux 32-bit platforms only

    1. Locate the execstack tool for your Linux 32-bit distribution.
    2. Use execstack <http://linux.die.net/man/8/execstack> to clear the executable stack
    entry in the ELF header on multiple binary executable files: lnotes, notes, server, http, amgr
      e.g. # execstack -c ~/bin/lnotes

References

Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2

IBM Notes and Domino Code Execution Vulnerability on Linux 32-bit platforms only
Oracle Java Critical Patch Update January 2014
Oracle Java Critical Patch Update October 2013


X-Force Vulnerability Database

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

Vulnerability CVE-2014-0892 was reported to IBM by Will Dormann of the CERT/CC

Change History

24 June 2014 - Added links to standalone JVM patch for Notes/Domino 853FP5/FP6
06 May 2014 - Updated CVSS scoring, Xforce URL for CVE-2014-0892.
24 April 2014 - Updated fix details. Changed SPR listed for CVE-2014-0892 to KLYH9FNKLW.
18 April 2014 - Original Publish

*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
Messaging Applications IBM Notes Not Applicable 9.0, 8.5, 8.0.2

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Document information


More support for:

IBM Domino

Software version:

8.0.2, 8.5, 9.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, AIX 64bit, IBM i, Linux, Linux iSeries, Linux xSeries, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows, Windows 64bit, i5/OS, z/OS

Reference #:

1670264

Modified date:

2014-06-24

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