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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in current releases of the IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition

Security Bulletin


Summary

Java SE issues disclosed in the Oracle October 2015 Critical Patch Update, plus CVE-2015-5006

Vulnerability Details

CVE IDs: CVE-2015-4844 CVE-2015-4843 CVE-2015-4805 CVE-2015-4860 CVE-2015-4883 CVE-2015-4835 CVE-2015-4810 CVE-2015-4806 CVE-2015-4871 CVE-2015-4902 CVE-2015-4872 CVE-2015-4911 CVE-2015-4893 CVE-2015-4840 CVE-2015-4842 CVE-2015-4882 CVE-2015-4903 CVE-2015-4803 CVE-2015-4734 CVE-2015-5006

DESCRIPTION: This bulletin covers all applicable Java SE CVEs published by Oracle as part of their October 2015 Critical Patch Update. For more information please refer to Oracle's October 2015 CPU Advisory and the X-Force database entries referenced below.

This bulletin also covers CVE-2015-5006, which describes a vulnerability in the IBM Java Security Components that are shipped as part of the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition.

CVEID: CVE-2015-4844
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the 2D component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107346 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4843
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107342 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4805
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Serialization component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107345 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4860
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the RMI component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107344 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4883
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the RMI component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107343 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4835
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the CORBA component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107340 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4810
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107349 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4806
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107350 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4871
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries 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/107351 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4902
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107352 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4872
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107361 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4911
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAXP component could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107360 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4893
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAXP component could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107359 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4840
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the 2D component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107353 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4842
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAXP component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107355 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4882
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the CORBA component could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107354 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4903
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the RMI component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107357 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4803
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAXP component could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107358 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4734
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the JGSS component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107356 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-5006
DESCRIPTION:
 IBM Java Security Components could allow an attacker with physical access to the system to obtain sensitive information from the Kerberos Credential Cache.
CVSS Base Score: 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/106309 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 13 and earlier releases
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 7 and earlier releases
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 7 and earlier releases
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 9 Fix Pack 10 and earlier releases
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 3 Fix Pack 10 and earlier releases
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 1 Fix Pack 10 and earlier releases

Remediation/Fixes

The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 14 and subsequent releases
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 15 and subsequent releases
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 15 and subsequent releases
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 9 Fix Pack 20 and subsequent releases
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 3 Fix Pack 20 and subsequent releases
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 2 and subsequent releases

Note regarding CVE-2015-4911
This issue was addressed by IBM in June 2008. As a reminder, users of Java 6 and above should refer to the IBM XL XP-J documentation for the javax.xml.stream.supportDTD property for information to help avoid this vulnerability.

For detailed information on which CVEs affect which releases, please refer to the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Alerts page.

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition releases can be downloaded, subject to the terms of the developerWorks license, from here

IBM customers requiring an update for an SDK shipped with an IBM product should contact IBM support, and/or refer to the appropriate product security bulletin.

APAR numbers are as follows:

IV78222 (CVE-2015-4844)
IV78224 (CVE-2015-4843)
IV78226 (CVE-2015-4805)
IV78228 (CVE-2015-4860)
IV78231 (CVE-2015-4883)
IX90167 (CVE-2015-4835)
IV78233 (CVE-2015-4810)
IV78234 (CVE-2015-4806)
IV78236 (CVE-2015-4871)
IV78237 (CVE-2015-4902)
IV78239 (CVE-2015-4872)
IV78241 (CVE-2015-4893)
IV78242 (CVE-2015-4840)
IV78243 (CVE-2015-4842)
IX90168 (CVE-2015-4882)
IV78244 (CVE-2015-4903)
IV78246 (CVE-2015-4803)
IV78248 (CVE-2015-4734)
IV78316 (CVE-2015-5006)

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References

Related information

Change History

November 13 2015: Original version published
November 19 2015: Updated note regarding CVE-2015-4911

*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: Runtimes for Java Technology

Software version: 5.0, 6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1, 8.0

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: Java SE

Reference #: 1969225

Modified date: 19 November 2015