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Security Bulletin: IBM Operational Decision Manager, WebSphere ILOG JRules and WebSphere Business Events: Multiple security vulnerabilities in IBM JRE (CVE-2014-4244,CVE-2014-4263)

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Summary

This Security Bulletin addresses the security vulnerabilities that have shipped with the IBM Java Runtime Environment (JRE) included in IBM Operational Decision Manager (ODM), IBM ILOG JRules and IBM WebSphere Business Events (WBE). For those products, this Security Bulletin provides the fixes to the security vulnerabilities reported in Oracle's Critical Patch Update releases of July 2014.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4263


DESCRIPTION:
The JSSE component's Diffie-Hellman key exchange implementation is vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack.
The fix adds a new check to prevent this vulnerability from occurring in the future
CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.0
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)

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4244


DESCRIPTION:
If a remote attacker can observe local variables (temperature, RF, sound), they can deduce the RSA private key based on changes in those variables.
The fix introduces "dead" computations (aka blinding) to foil the remote attacks.
CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.0
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

  • IBM WebSphere Business Events 7.0
  • IBM WebSphere ILOG JRules v7.1
  • IBM WebSphere Operational Decision Management v7.5
  • IBM Operational Decision Manager v8.0
  • IBM Operational Decision Manager v8.5
  • IBM Operational Decision Manager v8.6

Remediation/Fixes

IBM WebSphere ILOG JRules V7.1:
Interim fix 42 for APAR RS01752 is available from IBM Fix Central: 7.1.1.5-WS-BRMS_JDK-WIN-IF042

IBM WebSphere Business Event 7.0:
Interim fix RS01752 for APAR RS01752 is available from IBM Fix Central: 7.0.1.1-WS-BE-<OS>-RS01572

IBM WebSphere Operational Decision Management v7.5:
Interim fix 40 for APAR RS01752 is available from IBM Fix Central: 7.5.0.4-WS-ODM_JDK-<OS>-IF040

IBM Operational Decision Manager v8.0:
Interim fix 37 for APAR RS01752 is available from IBM Fix Central: 8.0.1.0-WS-ODM_JDK-<OS>-IF037

IBM Operational Decision Manager v8.5:
Interim fix 39 for APAR RS01752 is available from IBM Fix Central: 8.5.1.0-WS-ODM_JDK-<OS>-IF039

IBM Operational Decision Manager v8.6:
Interim fix 4 for APAR RS01752 is available from IBM Fix Central: 8.6.0.0-WS-ODM_JDK-<OS>-IF004

Workarounds and Mitigations

none known, apply fix

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

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.

Disclaimer

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Document information

More support for: IBM Operational Decision Management

Software version: 7.1, 7.5, 8.0, 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.6

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1685178

Modified date: 26 September 2014