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Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition provided with WebSphere eXtreme Scale

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Summary

Three security vulnerabilities were identified in the IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition provided with WebSphere eXtreme Scale.

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. Refer to the Workarounds and Mitigation section below for additional information.

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)

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:
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 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 Flash.


Note: 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.

Affected Products and Versions

WebSphere eXtreme Scale Version 7.1.0
WebSphere eXtreme Scale Version 7.1.1
WebSphere eXtreme Scale Version 8.5.0
WebSphere eXtreme Scale Version 8.6.0

Remediation/Fixes

Workarounds and Mitigations

There is no workaround. The interim fix must be applied to correct the problem.

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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

31 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 eXtreme Scale

Software version: 7.1, 7.1.1, 8.5, 8.6

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

Reference #: 1679610

Modified date: 31 July 2014