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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SDK for Java included with IBM Forms Viewer

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Summary

Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in the IBM SDK for Java that is included with several installations of the IBM Forms Viewer.

Vulnerability Details

The IBM Forms Viewer includes installers that bundle and use the IBM SDK for Java. This version of Java includes multiple vulnerabilities as described below:

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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/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-2014-0461
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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/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-2014-0429
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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/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-2014-0455
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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/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-2014-0454
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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/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-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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92485 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Forms Viewer 4.0

IBM Forms Viewer 8.0
IBM Forms Viewer 8.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation
IBM Forms Viewer 4.0.0.* LO80905 Install IBM Forms Viewer 4.0.0.3 Update from Fix Central
IBM Forms Viewer 8.0.0.* LO80905 Install IBM Forms Viewer 8.0.1.1 Update from Fix Central
IBM Forms Viewer 8.0.1.* LO80905 Install IBM Forms Viewer 8.0.1.1 Update from Fix Central

Workarounds and Mitigations

This only occurs if the system has installed one of the two editions of the Viewer that include IBM SDK for Java. This includes

    • IBM Forms Viewer (complete install)
    • IBM Forms Viewer with XML Digital Signature support

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References

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Change History

18 June 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.

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Document information

More support for: IBM Forms Viewer

Software version: 4.0, 4.0.0.1, 4.0.0.2, 4.0.0.3, 8.0, 8.0.0.1, 8.0.0.2, 8.0.1, 8.0.1.1

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1675973

Modified date: 12 November 2014