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Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities in IBM SDK, Java™ Technology Edition affect IBM SmartCloud Provisioning (CVE-2014-0878, CVE-2014-0460, CVE-2014-0453).

Security Bulletin


Summary

Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition and affect IBM SmartCloud Provisioning (CVE-2014-0878, CVE-2014-0460, CVE-2014-0453) .

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition has released patch updates with security vulnerabilities fixes. IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition has been updated to Version 6 Fix Pack 16.

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 & Mitigation section 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)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SmartCloud Provisioning V2.3 and V2.3 Fix Pack 1

Remediation/Fixes

None.

Workarounds and Mitigations

The recommended solution is to apply the appropriate Interim Fix or Fix Pack from Fix Central as soon as practical. Upgrade to IBM SmartCloud Provisioning V2.3 Fix Pack 1, Interim Fix 4. Follow the installation instructions in the README documentation that is provided with each fix pack or interim fix.

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2
IBM SDK, Java™ Technology Edition Security Bulletin

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

August 07, 2014: First Version published
July 07, 2015: updates title and links

*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: IBM SmartCloud Provisioning
Security

Software version: 2.3

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1681256

Modified date: 12 August 2014