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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center and Client Management Service (CVE-2018-1890, CVE-2018-12547, CVE-2019-2426)

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Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ which is used by IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Operations Center and IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Client Management Service. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2019.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1890
DESCRIPTION: IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Version 8 on the AIX platform uses absolute RPATHs which may facilitate code injection and privilege elevation by local users.
CVSS Base Score: 5.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/152081 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-12547
DESCRIPTION: Eclipse OpenJ9 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the jio_snprintf() and jio_vsnprintf() functions. By sending an overly long argument, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/157512 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2019-2426
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE Networking 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/155744 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)


Affected Products and Versions

The following levels of IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Operations Center are affected:

  • 8.1.0.000 through 8.1.7.xxx
  • 7.1.0.000 through 7.1.9.200

The following levels of IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Client Management Service (CMS) are affected:

  • 8.1.0.000 through 8.1.7.xxx
  • 7.1.0.000 through 7.1.9.200

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Spectrum Protect
Operations Center Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
Platform Link to Fix
            8.1 8.1.8 AIX
Linux
Windows

           7.1


7.1.9.300


AIX
Linux
Windows



IBM Spectrum Protect
Client Management Service (CMS) Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
Platform Link to Fix
            8.1 8.1.8 Linux
Windows
ftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/maintenance/cms/v8r1
             7.1

7.1.9.300

Linux
Windows


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

Change History

28 June 2019 - 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.

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Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center AIX, Linux, Windows 7.1

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect

Component: Operations Center

Software version: 7.1, 8.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 0883144

Modified date: 28 June 2019