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Security Bulletin: Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed Potential multiple Security vulnerabilities with IBM WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2014-4263 and others)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Multiple IBM WebSphere Application Server vulnerabilities due to Java exposures have been discovered.

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. Please refer to the Workarounds & Mitigation section below for additional information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92490 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-4263
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the security component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/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: 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/94605 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Refer to official WebSphere security bulletins for further information:
https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21680418
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21673013

Affected Products and Versions

Tivoli Workload Scheduler is potentially impacted by the listed vulnerabilities since they potentially affect secure communications between eWAS and subcomponents through Java exposures.
The issues have been fixed updating Java inside eWAS installed with the latest fixpack version of TWS. We suggest to install it after the Limited Availability fix IV61280 has been applied.
The affected versions are:
Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed 8.4.0
Tivoli Dynamic Workload Console 8.4.0
Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed 8.5.0
Tivoli Dynamic Workload Console 8.5.0
Tivoli Workload Scheduler z/OS Connector 8.5.0
Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed 8.5.1
Tivoli Dynamic Workload Console 8.5.1
Tivoli Workload Scheduler z/OS Connector 8.5.1
Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed 8.6.0
Tivoli Dynamic Workload Console 8.6.0
Tivoli Workload Scheduler z/OS Connector 8.6.0

Remediation/Fixes

IBM has provided patches for all affected versions. Follow the installation instructions in the README files included with the patch.
Apar IV65975 has been opened for the issues.

Starting from November 11th, the following interim fixes for IV65975 will be available for download on FixCentral:

· 8.4.0-TIV-TWS-FP0007-IV65975
to be applied on top of Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed 8.4.0 FP07
· 8.5.0-TIV-TWS-FP0005-IV65975
to be applied on top of Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed 8.5.0 FP05
· 8.5.1-TIV-TWS-FP0005-IV65975
to be applied on top of Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed 8.5.1 FP05
· 8.6.0-TIV-TWS-FP0003-IV65975
to be applied on top of Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed 8.6.0 FP03

and officially included in next fixpacks for the affected TWS versions.

Workarounds and Mitigations

none

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References

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

2014-11-07 : 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

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Document information

More support for: IBM Workload Scheduler
WebSphere Application Server

Software version: 8.4, 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.6

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

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1689579

Modified date: 07 November 2014