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Security Bulletin: IBM Security SiteProtector System can be affected by a vulnerability in IBM Global Security Kit (CVE-2014-0963) and in Apache Struts V1.x (CVE-2014-0114)

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Summary

The IBM Security SiteProtector System product can be impacted by a vulnerability in IBM Global Security Kit (GSKit) as well as a vulnerability in Apache Struts V1.x

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID:
CVE-2014-0963

DESCRIPTION:
A GSKit vulnerability in relation to TLS Record Processing has been discovered related to TLS 1.0 and later which can result in high CPU Utilization leading requiring a system reboot to resolve.

The attack does not require local network access nor does it require authentication, but some degree of specialized knowledge and techniques are required. An exploit would not affect the integrity of data or confidentiality of information, but it could impact the availability of the system.

CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92844 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:

IBM Security SiteProtector System: 3.0 and 3.1

REMEDIATION:

Apply the appropriate eXPress Updates (XPUs) as identified in the SiteProtector Console Agent view:

For IBM Security SiteProtector 3.0:

Event Collector Component: RSEvntCol_WINNT_ST_3_0_0_3.xpu
Agent Manager Component: AgentManager_WINNT_XXX_ST_3_0_0_20.xpu
SiteProtector Core Component: ServicePack3_0_0_4.xpu

For IBM Security SiteProtector 3.1:

Event Collector Component: RSEvntCol_WINNT_ST_3_1_0_1.xpu
Agent Manager Component: AgentManager_WINNT_XXX_ST_3_1_0_3.xpu
SiteProtector Core Component: ServicePack3_1_0_1.xpu
Event Archiver Component: EventArchiver_3_1_0_1.pkg
Update Server Component: UpdateServer_3_1_0_1.pkg
Manual Upgrader Component: MU_3_1_0_1.xpu


Workaround & Mitigation:

None


CVE ID:
CVE-2014-0114

DESCRIPTION:
Apache Struts could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the failure to restrict the setting of Class Loader attributes. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the class parameter of an ActionForm object to manipulate the ClassLoader and execute arbitrary code on the system.

The attack does not require local network access, authentication, or specialized knowledge and techniques. An exploit could impact the confidentiality of information, integrity of data and the availability of the system.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92889 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:

IBM Security SiteProtector System: 2.9, 3.0 and 3.1

REMEDIATION:

For IBM Security SiteProtector 2.9:

Apply patch 2.9.0.3-ISS-SiteProtector-IF0014.zip that is available on Fix Central.

For the other releases, apply the appropriate eXPress Updates (XPUs) as identified in the SiteProtector Console Agent view:

For IBM Security SiteProtector 3.0:

SiteProtector Core Component: ServicePack3_0_0_4.xpu

For IBM Security SiteProtector 3.1:

SiteProtector Core Component: ServicePack3_1_0_1.xpu


Workaround & Mitigation:

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

*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.

Document information

More support for: IBM Security SiteProtector System

Software version: 2.9, 3.0, 3.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1675496

Modified date: 08 March 2017


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