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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 - April 2014

Security Bulletin


Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition, Version 7, IBM SDK Java Technology Edition, Version 6, and IBM SDK Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5 that are used by IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in April 2014.

Vulnerability Details


CVE IDs: CVE-2013-6629 CVE-2013-6954 CVE-2014-0429 CVE-2014-0448 CVE-2014-0453 CVE-2014-0459 CVE-2014-0460 CVE-2014-0878 CVE-2014-2398

CVEID: CVE-2013-6629
DESCRIPTION:
An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using specially crafted JPEG image data to read uninitialized memory and obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/88783 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2013-6954
DESCRIPTION:
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using specially-crafted PNG image data to cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/89917 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0429
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the 2D component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92459 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0448
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92468 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0453
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92490 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0459
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the 2D component could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92488 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0460
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the JNDI component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92482 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0878
DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability in the IBMSecureRandom implementation of the IBMJCE and IBMSecureRandom cryptographic providers potentially allows an attacker to predict the output of the random number generator under certain circumstances. Please refer to the Workarounds & Mitigation section below for additional information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/91084 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2398
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the Javadoc component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92491 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

All versions of microcode for the IBM Virtualization Engine TS7700 (3957-V06, 3957-V07, 3957-VEA, 3957-VEB) prior to release R2.1 are affected. In addition, microcode versions of releases R2.1, R3.0 and R3.1 prior to the following are also affected:

Release Version
R3.1 8.31.1.4
R3.0 8.30.3.4
R2.1 8.21.0.178
Release R3.2 is not affected.

Remediation/Fixes

Contact IBM Service at 1-800-IBM-SERV to arrange an upgrade to the latest microcode level.

Release Fix
R3.1 Upgrade to 8.31.1.4 or later
R3.0 Upgrade to 8.30.3.4 or later
R2.1 Upgrade to 8.21.0.178 or later
Older Releases Upgrade to 8.21.0.178 or later

Workarounds and Mitigations

Although IBM recommends that you upgrade to the fixes identified above, you can mitigate, but not eliminate the risk of these vulnerabilities by restricting physical and network access to the TS7700 to authorized users and IBM Service Personnel only.

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Related information

Change History

22 December 2014: Updated for releases prior to R3.1.
29 October 2014: 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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Document information

More support for: TS7700 virtual tape systems

Version: Not Applicable

Operating system(s): N/A

Software edition: N/A

Reference #: S1004969

Modified date: 22 December 2014