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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities affect IBM Tivoli Monitoring embedded WebSphere Application Server

Security Bulletin


Summary

The following security issues have been identified in the WebSphere Application Server included as part of IBM Tivoli Monitoring (ITM) portal server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:  CVE-2018-1904
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary Java code through an administrative client class with a serialized object from untrusted sources.
CVSS Base Score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See  https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/152533 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:H/A:H)

CVEID:  CVE-2018-1996
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server could provide weaker than expected security, caused by the improper TLS configuration. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See  https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/154650 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:  CVE-2018-1902
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to spoof connection information which could be used to launch further attacks against the system. 
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See  https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/152531 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Tivoli Monitoring versions 6.3.0 through 6.3.0 FP7 - Tivoli Enterprise Portal Server (TEPS) all CVEs above.

IBM Tivoli Monitoring versions 6.2.3 through 6.2.3 FP5 - Tivoli Enterprise Portal Server (TEPS) all CVE's above.

Remediation/Fixes

Fix

VMRF Remediation/First Fix
6.X.X-TIV-ITM_TEPS_EWAS_8.0.15.03 6.3.0.x http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10880431
Technote 6.2.3.x http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21633720

Contains information and script which the details for downloading and installing the embedded WebSphere Application Server (eWAS) patches for IBM Tivoli Monitoring 6.23. The scripts provided are for supported unix, linux and windows platforms.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

The vulnerability, CVE-1028-1904, was reported to IBM by noxx

Change History

2019/02/25 Document created
2019/04/09 Initial Publication

*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.

Document information

More support for: IBM Tivoli Monitoring V6

Component: ITM Tivoli Enterprise Portal Server V6

Software version: 6.2.3, 6.2.3.1, 6.2.3.2, 6.2.3.3, 6.2.3.4, 6.2.3.5, 6.3.0.2, 6.3.0.3, 6.3.0.4, 6.3.0.5, 6.3.0.6, 6.3.0.7

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 0873104

Modified date: 09 April 2019