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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in current releases of the IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition

Security Bulletin


Summary

Java SE issues disclosed in the Oracle April 2014 Critical Patch Update, plus 1 additional vulnerability

Vulnerability Details

CVE IDs: CVE-2014-0878 CVE-2014-0457 CVE-2014-2421 CVE-2014-0429 CVE-2014-0461 CVE-2014-0455 CVE-2014-2428 CVE-2014-0448 CVE-2014-0454 CVE-2014-0446 CVE-2014-0452 CVE-2014-0451 CVE-2014-2402 CVE-2014-2423 CVE-2014-2427 CVE-2014-0458 CVE-2014-2414 CVE-2014-2412 CVE-2014-2409 CVE-2014-0460 CVE-2013-6954 CVE-2013-6629 CVE-2014-2401 CVE-2014-0449 CVE-2014-0459 CVE-2014-0453 CVE-2014-2398 CVE-2014-1876 CVE-2014-2420

DESCRIPTION: This bulletin covers all applicable Java SE CVEs published by Oracle as part of their April 2014 Critical Patch Update. For more information please refer to Oracle's April 2014 CPU Advisory and the X-Force database entries referenced below.

This bulletin also includes CVE-2014-0878, which describes a vulnerability in the IBMSecureRandom implementation of the IBMJCE and IBMSecureRandom cryptographic providers. This flaw potentially allows an attacker to predict the output of the random number generator under certain circumstances. Please refer to the Workarounds & Mitigation section below for additional information.

CVEID: CVE-2014-0878
DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability in the IBMSecureRandom implementation of the IBMJCE and IBMSecureRandom cryptographic providers potentially allows an attacker to predict the output of the random number generator under certain circumstances. Please refer to the Workarounds & Mitigation section below for additional information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/91084 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0457
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92460 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2421
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the 2D component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92462 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0429
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the 2D component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92459 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0461
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92467 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0455
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92466 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2428
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92469 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0448
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92468 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0454
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92478 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0446
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92477 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0452
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAX-WS component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92474 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0451
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the AWT component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92471 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2402
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92476 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2423
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAX-WS component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92473 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2427
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Sound component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92479 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0458
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAX-WS component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92472 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2414
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAXB component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92475 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2412
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the AWT component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92470 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2409
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92481 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0460
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JNDI component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92482 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2013-6954
DESCRIPTION: A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using specially-crafted PNG image data to cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/89917 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2013-6629
DESCRIPTION: An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using specially crafted JPEG image data to read uninitialized memory and obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/88783 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2401
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the 2D component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a partial confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92485 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0449
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a partial confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92483 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0459
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the 2D component could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92488 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0453
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92490 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2398
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Javadoc component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92491 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-1876
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92492 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2420
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92493 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SDK, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 5 and earlier
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 15 Fix Pack 1 and earlier
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6.0.1 Service Refresh 7 Fix Pack 1 and earlier
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 6 Fix Pack 1and earlier
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 GA

Remediation/Fixes

IBM SDK, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 6 and later
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 and later
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6.0.1 Service Refresh 8 and later
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 7 and later
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 1 and later

For detailed information on which CVEs affect which releases, please refer to the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Alerts page.

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition releases can be downloaded, subject to the terms of the developerWorks license, from here

IBM customers requiring an update for an SDK shipped with an IBM product should contact IBM support, and/or refer to the appropriate product security bulletin.

APAR numbers are as follows:

IV59346 (CVE-2014-0457)
IV59353 (CVE-2014-2421)
IV59355 (CVE-2014-0429)
IV59491 (CVE-2014-0461)
IV59500 (CVE-2014-0455)
IV59502 (CVE-2014-2428)
IV59503 (CVE-2014-0448)
IV59504 (CVE-2014-0454)
IV59506 (CVE-2014-0446)
IV59547 (CVE-2014-0452)
IV59548 (CVE-2014-0451)
IV59550 (CVE-2014-2402)
IV59551 (CVE-2014-2423)
IV59552 (CVE-2014-2427)
IV59554 (CVE-2014-0458)
IV59555 (CVE-2014-2414)
IV59556 (CVE-2014-2412)
IV59558 (CVE-2014-2409)
IV59560 (CVE-2014-0460)
IV59562 (CVE-2013-6954)
IV59563 (CVE-2013-6629)
IV59565 (CVE-2014-2401)
IV59568 (CVE-2014-0449)
IV59569 (CVE-2014-0459)
IV59570 (CVE-2014-0453)
IV59572 (CVE-2014-2398)
IV59574 (CVE-2014-1876)
IV59576 (CVE-2014-2420)

Workarounds and Mitigations

For CVE-2014-0878, use the IBMSecureRandom implementation from the IBMJCEFIPS cryptographic provider. Or, if using the IBMJCE cryptographic provider, use the SHA1PRNG or the DRBG family of secure random number generators. Or, if using the IBMSecureRandom cryptographic provider, use the SHA1PRNG secure random number generator

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

CVE-2014-0878 was reported to IBM by Amit Sethi of Cigital Inc.

*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.

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Document information

More support for: Runtimes for Java Technology
Java Class Libraries

Software version: 5.0, 6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: J2SE, Java SE

Reference #: 1672043

Modified date: 05 May 2014