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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect Rational Developer for i and Rational Developer for AIX and Linux - January 2018

Security Bulletin


Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition, Versions 7 and 8 that are used by Rational Developer for i and Rational Developer for AIX and Linux. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in October 2017 (CVE-2017-10295, CVE-2017-10355, CVE-2016-9841, CVE-2017-10293, CVE-2017-10356, CVE-2017-10388) and January 2018 (CVE-2018-2579, CVE-2018-2602, CVE-2018-2603, CVE-2018-2618, CVE-2018-2634, CVE-2018-2633) and are included in the January update.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-10295
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit Networking component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133729 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10355
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit Networking component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133784 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-2016-9841
DESCRIPTION: zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds pointer arithmetic in inftrees.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120509 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10293
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE Javadoc component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133727 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10356
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit Security component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133785 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10388
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133813 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2579
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137833 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-2018-2602
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded I18n component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and low availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137854 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2603
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137855 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-2018-2618
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit JCE component could allow an unauthenticated 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/137870 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-2018-2634
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded JGSS component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137886 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2633
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit JNDI 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/137885 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)

Affected Products and Versions

Product Name

Versions Affected
Rational Developer for i 9.0, 9.0.0.1, 9.0.1, 9.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.1.1, 9.5, 9.5.0.1, 9.5.0.2, 9.5.0.3, 9.5.1, 9.5.1.1, 9.5.1.2, 9.6, 9.6.0.1, 9.6.0.2, 9.6.0.3
Rational Developer for AIX and Linux, AIX COBOL Edition 9.0, 9.0.0.1, 9.0.1, 9.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.1.1, 9.1.1.2, 9.1.1.3, 9.1.1.4
Rational Developer for AIX and Linux, C/C++ Edition 9.0, 9.0.0.1, 9.0.1, 9.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.1.1, 9.1.1.2, 9.1.1.3, 9.1.1.4

Remediation/Fixes

Update the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition of the product to address this vulnerability:

Product

VRMF Remediation/First Fix
Rational Developer for i 9.0 through to 9.1.1.1
Rational Developer for i 9.5 through to 9.5.1.2
  • For all versions, update the currently installed product to the 9.5.1.3 Fix Pack level using Installation Manager. For instructions on installing this update using Installation Manager, review the topic Updating Installed Product Packages in the IBM Knowledge Center.
  • Or, you can optionally download the 9.5.1.3 Fix Pack manually to get Java 8.0 updated to the IBM Java 8 SR5 FP15 level, which includes all fixes from IBM Java 8 SR5 FP10, as described here: IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Critical Patch Update - April 2018 - RDi.  The download links for Fix Packs are available on the RDi Fix List page.
Rational Developer for i 9.6 through to 9.6.0.3
  • For all versions, update the currently installed product to the 9.6.0.4 Fix Pack level using Installation Manager. For instructions on installing this update using Installation Manager, review the topic Updating Installed Product Packages in the IBM Knowledge Center.
  • Or, you can optionally download the 9.6.0.4 Fix Pack manually to get Java 8.0 updated to the IBM Java 8 SR5 FP15 level, which includes all fixes from IBM Java 8 SR5 FP10, as described here: IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Critical Patch Update - April 2018 - RDi.  The download links for Fix Packs are available on the RDi Fix List page.
Rational Developer for AIX and Linux 9.0 through to 9.1.1.4

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Reference

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

12 April 2018: 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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Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
Rational Developer for AIX and Linux Linux, Windows 9.0, 9.0.0.1, 9.0.1, 9.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.1.1, 9.1.1.2, 9.1.1.3, 9.1.1.4 AIX COBOL Edition, C/C++ Edition
Rational Developer for i Linux, Windows 9.0, 9.0.0.1, 9.0.1, 9.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.1.1, 9.5, 9.5.0.1, 9.5.0.2, 9.5.0.3, 9.5.1, 9.5.1.1, 9.5.1.2, 9.6, 9.6.0.1, 9.6.0.2, 9.6.0.3 RPG and COBOL Tools, Modernization Tools- Java Edition, Modernization Tools- EGL Edition

Document information

More support for: Rational Developer for i

Component: General Information

Software version: 9.0, 9.0.0.1, 9.0.1, 9.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.1.1, 9.5, 9.5.0.1, 9.5.0.2, 9.5.0.3, 9.5.1, 9.5.1.1, 9.5.1.2, 9.6, 9.6.0.1, 9.6.0.2, 9.6.0.3

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Software edition: Modernization Tools- EGL Edition, Modernization Tools- Java Edition, RPG and COBOL Tools

Reference #: 2015346

Modified date: 05 November 2018