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Security Bulletin: Fixes for Multiple Security Vulnerabilities in IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance available

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Summary

There are multiple security vulnerabilities in various components used by IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0351
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to set the secure flag for the session cookie in SSL mode. By intercepting its transmission within an HTTP session, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to capture the cookie and obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111890 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
CVEID: CVE-2016-0367
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance displays sensitive information in an error message that an authenticated user could use to perform further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112072 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-0353
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Security Privileged Identity Manager Virtual Appliance could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to set the secure flag for the session cookie in SSL mode. By intercepting its transmission within an HTTP session, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to capture the cookie and obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111892 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1762
DESCRIPTION:
Apple Safari and Apple iOS could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption error in libxml2. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted XML file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111628 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1833
DESCRIPTION:
Apple Mac OS X and Apple IOS could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption error in libxml2. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted XML file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113327 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1834
DESCRIPTION:
Apple Mac OS X and Apple IOS could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption error in libxml2. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted XML file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113328 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1835
DESCRIPTION:
Apple Mac OS X and Apple IOS could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption error in libxml2. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted XML file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113329 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1836
DESCRIPTION:
Apple Mac OS X and Apple IOS could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption error in libxml2. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted XML file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113330 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1837
DESCRIPTION:
Apple Mac OS X and Apple IOS could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption error in libxml2. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted XML file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113331 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1838
DESCRIPTION:
Apple Mac OS X and Apple IOS could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption error in libxml2. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted XML file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113332 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-4448
DESCRIPTION:
libxml2 could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a format string error. By using a specially crafted html file containing malicious format specifiers, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113523 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-4449
DESCRIPTION:
libxml2 could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a XML external entity (XXE) error when processing XML data by the XML parser. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113524 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1839
DESCRIPTION:
Apple Mac OS X and Apple IOS could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption error in libxml2. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted XML file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113333 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1840
DESCRIPTION:
Apple Mac OS X and Apple IOS could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a memory corruption error in libxml2. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted XML file, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113334 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-3705
DESCRIPTION:
libxml2 is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by an out-of-bounds read of xmlParserEntityCheck() and xmlParseAttValueComplex() functions in parser.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted XML file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112885 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-4447
DESCRIPTION:
libxml2 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a heap-based buffer overflow. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted XML file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113522 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-3627
DESCRIPTION:
libxml2 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the xmlStringGetNodeList() function when parsing xml files while in recover mode. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to exhaust the stack and cause a segmentation fault.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111586 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
CVEID: CVE-2015-5194
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an uninitialized variable when processing malicious commands. By sending a specially crafted logconfig configuration command, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the daemon to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107595 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-5195
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the referencing of a statistics type that was not enabled during compilation by the statistics or filegen configuration command. By sending a specially crafted config command with statistics type, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a segmentation fault.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107596 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-5219
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the sntp program. By sending specially crafted NTP packets, a remote attacker from within the local network could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107597 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7691
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in ntp_crypto.c. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a packet containing an extension field with an invalid value for the length of its value field to cause ntpd to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107449 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7692
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in ntp_crypto.c. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a packet containing an extension field with an invalid value for the length of its value field to cause ntpd to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107450 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7701
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a memory leak in CRYPTO_ASSOC. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107444 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7702
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in ntp_crypto.c. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a packet containing an extension field with an invalid value for the length of its value field to cause ntpd to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107451 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7852
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by thecookedprint functionality. By sending an overly long string, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107439 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7703
DESCRIPTION:
Network Time Protocol (NTP) could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system, caused by the failure to enforce local access only of the "pidfile" and "driftfile" configuration directives. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to view arbitrary files on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107445 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7977
DESCRIPTION:
NTP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference. By sending a specially crafted ntpdc reslist command, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a segmentation fault.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110022 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7978
DESCRIPTION:
NTP is vulnerable to a denial of service. By sending a specially crafted reslist command, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume all available stack memory.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110023 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7979
DESCRIPTION:
NTP could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions. By sending specially crafted broadcast packets with bad authentication, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the target broadcast client to tear down the association with the broadcast server.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110024 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1547
DESCRIPTION:
NTP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the demobilization of a preemptable client association. By sending specially crafted crypto NAK packets, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112739 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1548
DESCRIPTION:
NTP could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error in the ntpd client. By changing the client from basic client/server mode to interleaved symmetric mode, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to modify the time of the client or cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112740 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1550
DESCRIPTION:
NTP could allow a local attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the failure to use a constant-time memory comparison function when validating the authentication digest on incoming packets. By sending a specially crafted packet with an authentication payload, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to conduct a timing attack to compute the value of the valid authentication digest.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112742 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-2518
DESCRIPTION:
NTP is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when using a specially crafted packet to create a peer association with hmode > 7. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the MATCH_ASSOC() function to trigger an out-of-bounds read.
CVSS Base Score: 2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112746 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)


Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Identity Manager Virtual Appliance versions 7.0.0.0, 7.0.0.1, 7.0.0.2, 7.0.0.3, 7.0.1.0, 7.0.1.1, 7.0.1.3

Remediation/Fixes

Ensure that the version listed below is installed on the system.

Product Version Fix level
IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) Virtual Appliance releases 7.0.0.0, 7.0.0.1, 7.0.0.2, 7.0.0.3, 7.0.1.0, 7.0.1.1, 7.0.1.3

Note: Interim Fix 1 (7.0.1.3-ISS-SIM-IF0001) requires ISIM fix pack 7.0.1.3 (7.0.1-ISS-SIM-FP0003) to be installed first. The 7.0.1.3 fix pack is available on Fix Central.

Upgrading from firmware version 7.0.0.0 to 7.0.1.3 requires intermediate upgrade to 7.0.0.2 or 7.0.1.0. Upgrading from 7.0.0.2 or later requires no intermediate upgrade.
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IBM Security Identity Manager (ISIM) 7.0.1.3-ISS-SIM-IF0002

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

CVE-2016-0351, CVE-2016-0367, CVE-2016-0353: IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza

Change History

2016-08-19: 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.

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Product Alias/Synonym

ISIM

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Identity Manager
Identity Manager Virtual Appliance

Software version: 7.0

Operating system(s): Linux, Platform Independent

Reference #: 1989198

Modified date: 22 September 2017