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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM Process Designer used in IBM Business Process Manager and WebSphere Lombardi Edition (CVE-2016-5573, CVE-2016-5597, CVE-2016-3485)

Security Bulletin


Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition that is used by IBM Process Designer in IBM Business Process Manager and WebSphere Lombardi Edition. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in October 2016 and in the IBM Java SDK updates in July 2016.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5573
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the VM component has high confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and high availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 8.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118070 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5597
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the Networking component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118071 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-3485
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Networking component has no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 2.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115273 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects IBM Business Process Manager V7.5.x through V8.5.7.0 and WebSphere Lombardi Edition V7.2.0.x.

Remediation/Fixes

The eclipse-based IBM Process Designer tool includes an instance of the IBM SDK Java™ Technology Edition. In order to provide the fix for this development tool, install APAR JR56884 for your version of IBM Business Process Manager:


As WebSphere Lombardi Edition and IBM Business Process Manager V7.5 are out of general support, customers with a support extension contract can contact IBM support to request the fix for download.

If you are on earlier unsupported releases, IBM strongly recommends to upgrade.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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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

Change History

01 December 2016: original document 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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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Advanced Security 8.5.7, 8.5.6, 8.5.5, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1, 8.0, 7.5.1.2, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.0.1, 7.5
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Standard Security 8.5.7, 8.5.6, 8.5.5, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1, 8.0, 7.5.1.2, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.0.1, 7.5
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Express Security 8.5.7, 8.5.6, 8.5.5, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1, 8.0, 7.5.1.2, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.0.1, 7.5
Business Integration WebSphere Lombardi Edition Security 7.2.0.5, 7.2.0.4, 7.2.0.3, 7.2.0.2, 7.2.0.1, 7.2

Product Alias/Synonym

WLE
PD
BPM

Document information

More support for: IBM Process Designer
General

Software version: 7.5.1, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1.2, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.3, 8.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.5, 8.5.6, 8.5.7

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1994297

Modified date: 01 December 2016