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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect Rational Performance Tester (CVE-2014-4244, CVE-2014-4263)

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Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition, Version 7 that is used by Rational Performance Tester and were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in July 2014.

Vulnerability Details

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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)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Performance Tester versions 8.1 - 8.6

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade to Rational Performance Tester Fix Pack 1 (8.6.0.1) for 8.6

Rational Performance Tester 8.6.0.1 provides IBM JRE 7 iFixes which corrects these issues.

Vendor Fix(es):

Example:

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
RPT 8.5 - 8.5.x None Download and apply Java Patch on Fix Central.
RPT 8.3 - 8.3.x None Download and apply Java Patch on Fix Central.
RPT 8.2 -8.2.x None Download and apply Java Patch on Fix Central.
RPT 8.1 - 8.1.x None Download and apply Java Patch on Fix Central.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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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

* 17 October 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: Rational Performance Tester
Test Execution

Software version: 8.1, 8.1.0.1, 8.1.0.2, 8.1.0.3, 8.1.1, 8.1.1.1, 8.1.1.2, 8.2, 8.2.0.1, 8.2.0.2, 8.2.0.3, 8.2.0.4, 8.2.0.5, 8.2.0.6, 8.2.1, 8.2.1.1, 8.2.1.2, 8.2.1.3, 8.2.1.4, 8.2.1.5, 8.3, 8.3.0.1, 8.3.0.2, 8.3.0.3, 8.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.1, 8.5.1.1, 8.5.1.2, 8.5.1.3, 8.6

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1685121

Modified date: 17 October 2014