Security Bulletin: IBM Java Quarterly CPU - Jan 2014 affecting Rational Application Developer (CVE-2014-0411)

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Summary

Timing differences based on validity of TLS messages can be exploited to decrypt the entire session.

Vulnerability Details

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CVEID: CVE-2014-0411

Description: Timing differences based on validity of TLS messages can be exploited to decrypt the entire session. The exploit is not trivial, requiring a man-in-the-middle position and a long time.

CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90357 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

Rational Application Developer 9.0.1 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

Update the Java Development Kit of the product to address this vulnerability:

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
Rational Application Developer 7.0 through 9.0.1 PI20029
Rational Agent Controller 7.0 through to 9.0 PI20029
Rational Build Utility 7.5 through to 9.0.1 PI20029

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Related information

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

* 27 June 2014: Original copy 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.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational Application Developer Standard Edition for WebSphere Software Windows, Linux 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.0.4.1, 8.0.4.2, 8.0.4.3

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Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software
General Information

Software version:

7.0, 7.0.0.1, 7.0.0.2, 7.0.0.3, 7.0.0.4, 7.0.0.5, 7.0.0.6, 7.0.0.7, 7.0.0.8, 7.0.0.9, 7.0.0.10, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.2, 7.5.3, 7.5.4, 7.5.5, 7.5.5.1, 7.5.5.2, 7.5.5.3, 7.5.5.4, 7.5.5.5, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.0.4.1, 8.0.4.2, 8.0.4.3, 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.5, 9.0, 9.0.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, OS X, Windows

Reference #:

1675938

Modified date:

2014-06-27

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