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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in current releases of the IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition

Security Bulletin


Summary

Java SE issues disclosed in the Oracle July 2014 Critical Patch Update, plus 2 additional vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Details

CVE IDs: CVE-2014-3086 CVE-2014-4227 CVE-2014-4262 CVE-2014-4219 CVE-2014-4209 CVE-2014-4220 CVE-2014-4268 CVE-2014-4218 CVE-2014-4252 CVE-2014-4266 CVE-2014-4265 CVE-2014-4221 CVE-2014-4263 CVE-2014-4244 CVE-2014-4208 CVE-2014-3068

DESCRIPTION: This bulletin covers all applicable Java SE CVEs published by Oracle as part of their July 2014 Critical Patch Update. For more information please refer to Oracle's July 2014 CPU Advisory and the X-Force database entries referenced below.

This bulletin also includes CVE-2014-3086, which may, under very limited circumstances, allow untrusted code running under a security manager to escalate its privileges.

This bulletin also includes CVE-2014-3068, which may allow brute-force private key recovery from Java Certificate Management System (CMS) keystores.

CVEID: CVE-2014-3086
DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability in the IBM implementation of the Java Virtual Machine may, under very limited circumstances, allow untrusted code running under a security manager to escalate its privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94097 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4227
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94588 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4262
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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94595 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4219
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Hotspot component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94589 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4209
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JMX component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94596 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4220
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94598 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4268
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Swing component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94602 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4218
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94599 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4252
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94600 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4266
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Serviceability component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94601 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4265
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94597 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4221
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94604 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4263
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/94606 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4244
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/94605 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4208
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94607 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-3068
DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability in the Java Certificate Management System (CMS) keystore provider potentially allows brute-force private key recovery from CMS keystores.
CVSS Base Score: 2.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93756 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SDK, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 6 and earlier
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 and earlier
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 and earlier
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 7 and earlier
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 1 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

IBM SDK, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 7 and later
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 1 and later
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 1 and later
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 7 Fix Pack 1 and later
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 1 Fix Pack 1 and later

For detailed information on which CVEs affect which releases, please refer to the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Alerts page.

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition releases can be downloaded, subject to the terms of the developerWorks license, from here

IBM customers requiring an update for an SDK shipped with an IBM product should contact IBM support, and/or refer to the appropriate product security bulletin.

APAR numbers are as follows:

IV62634 (CVE-2014-3086)
IV62609 (CVE-2014-4227)
IV62611 (CVE-2014-4262)
IV62614 (CVE-2014-4219)
IV62615 (CVE-2014-4209)
IV62617 (CVE-2014-4220)
IV62618 (CVE-2014-4268)
IV62621 (CVE-2014-4218)
IV62624 (CVE-2014-4252)
IV62626 (CVE-2014-4266)
IV62627 (CVE-2014-4265)
IV62628 (CVE-2014-4221)
IV62629 (CVE-2014-4263)
IV62631 (CVE-2014-4244)
IV62633 (CVE-2014-4208)
IV66876 (CVE-2014-3068)

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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

30 July 2014: Original version published
13 November 2014: Added CVE-2014-3068

*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: Runtimes for Java Technology
Java Class Libraries

Software version: 5.0, 6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1

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

Software edition: J2SE, Java SE

Reference #: 1680334

Modified date: 13 November 2014


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