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Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in an IBM SDK for Java that is shipped with IBM WebSphere Portal

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Summary

Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in the IBM SDK for Java that is shipped with IBM WebSphere Application Server which is shipped with IBM WebSphere Portal.

Vulnerability Details

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-2014-0460
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-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)

The following advisories are included in the SDK but WebSphere Portal Server is not vulnerable to them. You will need to evaluate your own code to determine if you are vulnerable. Please refer to the Reference section for more information on the advisories not applicable to WebSphere Portal Server
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-2013-6954 CVE-2013-6629 CVE-2014-2401 CVE-2014-0449 CVE-2014-0459 CVE-2014-2398 CVE-2014-1876 CVE-2014-2420

Affected Products and Versions

WebSphere Portal 8.5
WebSphere Portal 8
WebSphere Portal 7
WebSphere Portal 6.1.5
WebSphere Portal 6.1.0

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the latest available maintenance to the Java SDK as soon as practical.

Fix: Upgrade the SDK per WebSphere Application Server Security Bulletin 1673013.

For V8.5.0.0
Upgrade the SDK.

For 8 through 8.0.0.1
Upgrade the SDK.

For 7.0.0 through 7.0.0.2
Upgrade the SDK.

For 6.1.5.0 through 6.1.5.3
Upgrade the SDK.

For 6.1.0.0 through 6.1.0.6
Upgrade the SDK.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Important note

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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

Change History

1 July 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.

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Portal

Software version: 6.1.0, 6.1.5, 7.0, 8.0, 8.5

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #: 1676860

Modified date: 04 June 2015