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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilites in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM Spectrum Protect (Tivoli Storage Manager) Windows and Macintosh Client (CVE-2016-5542, CVE-2017-3260, CVE-2016-5552)

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Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in the IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ packaged with the IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Windows and Macintosh Client. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in October 2016 and January 2017.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5542
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE and Java SE Embedded related to the Libraries component has no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118073 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-3260
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the AWT 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/120857 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-2016-5552
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE Java SE Embedded and Jrockit related to the Networking component has no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120872 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)

Affected Products and Versions

The following versions of the IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Windows Client are affected:

  • 8.1.0.0 through 8.1.0.1 - Windows and Macintosh platforms
  • 7.1.0.0 through 7.1.6.4 - Windows platform
    7.1.0.0 through 7.1.6.5 - Macintosh platform
  • 6.4.0.0 through 6.4.3.5 - Windows platform; the 6.4 client is not affected on the Macintosh platform.

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Spectrum Protect (Tivoli Storage Manager) Client Release First
Fixing
VRM Level
Platform Link to Fix / Fix Availability Target
8.1 8.1.0.2
8.1.0.2
Windows
Macintosh
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24043653
7.1 7.1.6.5
7.1.6.6
Windows
Macintosh
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24042496
6.4 6.4.3.6 Windows http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041144
NOTE: The 6.4 client is not affected on the Macintosh platform..

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

25 May 2017 - Original version 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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Storage Management Tivoli Storage Manager Client OS X, Windows 6.4, 7.1 All Editions

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect
Client

Software version: 7.1, 8.1

Operating system(s): OS X, Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2002537

Modified date: 25 May 2017


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