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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affects Rational Functional Tester (CVE-2017-3511, CVE-2017-3514, CVE-2017-3539)

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Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition, Version 7 and 8 that is used by Rational Functional Tester. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in April 2017.

Vulnerability Details

If you run your own Java code using the IBM Java Runtime delivered with this product, you should evaluate your code to determine whether the complete list of vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list of vulnerabilities please refer to the link for “IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin" located in the References section for more information.

CVEID: CVE-2017-3511
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JCE component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/124890 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-3514
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE AWT component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/124893 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-2017-3539
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause 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/124915 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)

Affected Products and Versions

All versions of Rational Functional Tester from 8.3.0.0 through 9.1.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

Vendor Fixes:

For Rational Functional Tester versions 8.0.x 8.1.x, and 8.2.x , IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version or release of the product.

Product Version APAR Remediation/First fix
RFT 8.3.0 - 8.3.0.x None Download IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 5 iFix from the Fix Central and apply it.
RFT 8.5.0 - 8.5.0.x None Download IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 5 iFix from the Fix Central and apply it.
RFT 8.5.1 - 8.5.1.x None Download IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 5 iFix from the Fix Central and apply it.
RFT 8.6.0 - 8.6.0.6 None Download IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 5 iFix from the Fix Central and apply it.
RFT 8.6.0.7 - 8.6.0.10 None Download IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 4 Fix Pack 5 iFix from the Fix Central and apply it.
RFT 9.1.0 - 9.1.0.1 None Download IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 4 Fix Pack 5 iFix from the Fix Central and apply it.
Uninstallation of version 9.1.0.1 along with the iFix is affected by a known issue. For details, see this techdoc.

Note:
  • You must verify that applying this fix does not cause any compatibility issues.
  • For information about how to install iFixes, see Installing packages.

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

29 June 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

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Document information

More support for: Rational Functional Tester
General Information

Software version: 8.3, 8.3.0.1, 8.3.0.2, 8.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5.1, 8.5.1.1, 8.5.1.2, 8.5.1.3, 8.6, 8.6.0.1, 8.6.0.2, 8.6.0.3, 8.6.0.4, 8.6.0.5, 8.6.0.6, 8.6.0.7, 8.6.0.8, 8.6.0.9, 8.6.0.10, 9.1, 9.1.0.1

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 2005085

Modified date: 30 June 2017