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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in PHP 5.2 open source component for IBM Lotus Protector for Mail Security (CVE-2014-3515 CVE-2014-4049 CVE-2014-3981 CVE-2014-0238 CVE-2014-0237, CVE-2014-4721, CVE-2014-4670 CVE-2014-4698)

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Summary

Multiple security vulnerabilities have been detected in the PHP 5.2 open source component used in IBM Lotus Protector for Mail Security that would allow an attacker to gain information or execute arbitrary commands.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-2014-3515
PHP unserialize() code execution
CVSS Base Score: 7.500
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94107 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVE-2014-4049
PHP DNS TXT buffer overflow

CVSS Base Score: 7.500
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93769 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVE-2014-3981
PHP configure script symlink

CVSS Base Score: 3.300
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93652 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

CVE-2014-0238
PHP cdf_read_property_info denial of service

CVSS Base Score: 5.000
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93755 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVE-2014-0237
PHP cdf_unpack_summary_info denial of service

CVSS Base Score: 5.000
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93757 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVE-2014-4721
PHP php_print_info() information disclosure

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94287 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVE-2014-4670
PHP ext/spl/spl_dllist.c denial of service

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94458 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVE-2014-4698
PHP ext/spl/spl_array.c denial of service

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94457 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Lotus Protector for Mail Security 2.8.0.0
IBM Lotus Protector for Mail Security 2.8.1.0

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Lotus Protector for Mail Security 2.8.0.0
→ Install update to 2.8.1.0 then follow 2.8.1.0 instructions

IBM Lotus Protector for Mail Security 2.8.1.0

→ Install latest System Packages. If you have enabled automatic updates your system will install the fix automatically. For manual installation go to Updates → Updates & Licensing → System Packages and start the update.

Workarounds and Mitigations

The attacker requires a connection to the web interface to run most of these attacks which are usually not exposed to external networks. Also if the End User Interface is not enabled the attacks require prior admin authentication.

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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

*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: Lotus Protector for Mail Security

Software version: 2.8, 2.8.1

Operating system(s): Firmware

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1683486

Modified date: 09 September 2014