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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Multi-Enterprise Integration Gateway (CVE-2014-0460, CVE-2014-0878, CVE-2014-0453)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Multi-Enterprise Integration Gateway is shipped with IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition (the “IBM SDK”), that is based on an Oracle Java Development Kit (JDK). Oracle has released the April 2014 critical patch updates (CPU) that contain security vulnerability fixes for the JDK. The IBM SDK has been updated to incorporate these fixes and security fixes that are specific to the IBM SDK. IBM Multi-Enterprise Integration Gateway is affected by some of the vulnerabilities in the CPU, and the IBM SDK shipped with IBM Multi-Enterprise Integration Gateway has been updated to remediate the vulnerabilities. In addition, this bulletin also includes CVE-2014-0878 which describes a vulnerability in the IBM JCE.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0460
DESCRIPTION:
The JNDI DNS service provider has several implementation flaws that make spoofing DNS responses much easier.

CVSS:
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)

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0878

DESCRIPTION: A flaw exists in the seeding mechanism for the IBMSecureRandom implementation of the IBMJCE and IBMSecureRandom cryptographic providers. As a result, it may be possible for an attacker to predict the output of the random number generator under certain circumstances.

CVSS:
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)

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0453

DESCRIPTION: An Exception thrown by the Security component reveals information that an attacker could use to break RSA keys via a Bleichenbacher attack.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.0
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)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Multi-Enterprise Integration Gateway 1.0

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to upgrade to the current release as soon as practical. Please see below for information about the fixes available.


Fix* VRMF APAR How to acquire fix
Fixpack 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.0 N/A IBM Fix Central > Fix pack 1.0.0.1-OtherSoftware-MEIG-All

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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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

None

Change History

06 Jun 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

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Document information

More support for: B2B Advanced Communications

Software version: 1.0.0

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1675343

Modified date: 10 June 2014