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Security Bulletin: Potential security vulnerabilities with JavaTM SDKs

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Summary

Smarter Infrastructure Products - Potential security exposure when using JavaTM based applications due to vulnerabilities in Java Software Developer Kits. See Vulnerability Details for CVE IDs.

Vulnerability Details


CVE IDs:
CVE-2014-0878 CVE-2014-0457 CVE-2014-2421 CVE-2014-0429 CVE-2014-0461 CVE-2014-0455 CVE-2014-2428 CVE-2014-0448 CVE-2014-0454 CVE-2014-0446 CVE-2014-0452 CVE-2014-0451 CVE-2014-2402 CVE-2014-2423 CVE-2014-2427 CVE-2014-0458 CVE-2014-2414 CVE-2014-2412 CVE-2014-2409 CVE-2014-0460 CVE-2013-6954 CVE-2013-6629 CVE-2014-2401 CVE-2014-0449 CVE-2014-0459 CVE-2014-0453 CVE-2014-2398 CVE-2014-1876 CVE-2014-2420

DESCRIPTION: Customers who have Java based applications, such as Maximo Asset Management, Maximo Asset Management Essentials, Maximo Asset Management for Energy Optimization, Maximo Industry Solutions (including Maximo for Government, Maximo for Nuclear Power, Maximo for Transportation, Maximo for Life Sciences, Maximo for Oil and Gas and Maximo for Utilities), Tivoli Asset Management for IT, Tivoli Service Request Manager, Change and Configuration Management Database, SmartCloud Control Desk, or TRIRIGA for Energy Optimization (previously known as Intelligent Building Management) are potentially impacted by these vulnerabilities, which can cause issues related to confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

This bulletin covers all applicable Java SE CVEs published by Oracle as part of their April 2014 Critical Patch Update. For additional information including the most current description and CVSS for each vulnerability, please refer to developerWorks JavaTM Technology Security Alerts which contains a link to Oracle's April 2014 CPU Advisory and the X-Force database entries referenced below.

This bulletin also includes CVE-2014-0878, which describes a vulnerability in the IBMSecureRandom implementation of the IBMJCE and IBMSecureRandom cryptographic providers. This flaw 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.

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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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-2014-0457
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92460 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2421
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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92462 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0429
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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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-2014-0461
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92467 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0455
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92466 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2428
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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92469 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0448
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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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-2014-0454
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92478 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0446
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92477 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0452
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAX-WS component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92474 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0451
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the AWT component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92471 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2402
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92476 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2423
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAX-WS component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92473 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2427
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Sound component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92479 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0458
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAX-WS component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92472 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2414
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAXB component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92475 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2412
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the AWT component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92470 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2409
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92481 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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-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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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-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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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-2014-2401
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the 2D component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a partial confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92485 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-0449
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a partial confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92483 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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-2014-0453
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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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-2014-2398
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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92491 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-1876
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92492 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-2420
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92493 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following IBM Java versions are affected:
· IBM SDK, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 5 and earlier
· IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 15 Fix Pack 1 and earlier
· IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6.0.1 Service Refresh 7 Fix Pack 1 and earlier
· IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 6 Fix Pack 1 and earlier***
· IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 GA***

Note that the following Oracle Java versions, which are not IBM products, are affected: Java SE JDK and JRE Version 7 Update 45 and earlier, Java SE JDK and JRE Version 6 Update 65 and earlier, and Java SE JDK and JRE Version 5 Update 55 and earlier.

IBM supplied the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) from the IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Versions with the following:

The 7.1.x versions of Maximo Asset Management, Maximo Asset Management Essentials, Maximo Asset Management for Energy Optimization, Maximo for Government, Maximo for Nuclear Power, Maximo for Transportation, Maximo for Life Sciences, Maximo for Oil and Gas, Maximo for Utilities, Tivoli Asset Management for IT, Tivoli Service Request Manager, and Tivoli Change and Configuration Management Database bundled the JRE from IBM SDK Java 2 Technology Edition Version 5.

The 7.2.x versions of Tivoli Asset Management for IT, Tivoli Service Request Manager, and Tivoli Change and Configuration Management Database bundled the JRE from IBM SDK Java 2Technology Edition Version 5.

The 7.5.x versions of Maximo Asset Management, Maximo Asset Management Essentials, Maximo for Government, Maximo for Nuclear Power, Maximo for Transportation, Maximo for Life Sciences, Maximo for Oil and Gas, Maximo for Utilities, and SmartCloud Control Desk bundled the JRE from IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Version 6.

Intelligent Building Management 1.1.x and TRIRIGA for Energy Optimization 1.1.x bundled the JRE from IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Version 6.

It is likely that earlier unsupported versions are also affected by these vulnerabilities. Remediation is not provided for product versions that are no longer supported. IBM recommends that customers running unsupported versions upgrade to the latest supported version of products in order to obtain remediation for the vulnerabilities.

***Please note that these versions of the IBM products do not bundle JRE Version 7 or IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Version 7; however, JRE Version 7 and IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Version 7 are listed here because JRE Version 7 is prevalent on the browser and therefore can potentially impact access to these IBM product versions.

Remediation/Fixes

VENDOR FIXES:
There are two areas where the vulnerabilities in the Java SDK/JDK or JRE may require remediation:
1. Application Server – Update the Websphere Application Server. Refer to JDK Fixes for Websphere Application Server for additional information on updating and maintaining the JDK component within Websphere. Customers with Oracle Weblogic Server, which is not an IBM product and is not shipped by IBM, will also want to update their server.
2. Browser Client - Update the Java plug-in used by the browser on client systems, using the remediated JRE version referenced on developerWorks JavaTM Technology Security Alerts or referenced on Oracle’s latest Critical Patch Update (which can be accessed via developerWorks JavaTM Technology Security Alerts). Updating the browser Java plug-in may impact some applets such as Maximo Asset Management Scheduler. Download from IBM FixCentral the latest Maximo Asset Management Scheduler Interim Fix for Version 7.1 or the latest Maximo Asset Management Fix Pack for Version 7.5, which includes the resolution for APAR IV11560.

Due to the threat posed by a successful attack, IBM strongly recommends that customers apply fixes as soon as possible.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Until you apply the fixes, it may be possible to reduce the risk of successful attack by restricting network protocols required by an attack. For attacks that require certain privileges or access to certain packages, removing the privileges or the ability to access the packages from unprivileged users may help reduce the risk of successful attack. Both approaches may break application functionality, so IBM strongly recommends that customers test changes on non-production systems. Neither approach should be considered a long-term solution as neither corrects the underlying problem.

For CVE-2014-0878, use the IBMSecureRandom implementation from the IBMJCEFIPS cryptographic provider. Or, if using the IBMJCE cryptographic provider, use the SHA1PRNG or the DRBG family of secure random number generators. Or, if using the IBMSecureRandom cryptographic provider, use the SHA1PRNG secure random number generator

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2
Oracle's April 2014 CPU Advisory
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Alerts

*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 Flash.

Note:
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.

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

Change History
15 Jul 2014 Flash 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

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.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Systems and Asset Management Maximo Asset Management Essentials 7.5, 7.1.1
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Government 7.1, 7.5
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Nuclear Power 7.1, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.1.1
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Transportation 7.1.1, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.1.0
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Life Sciences 7.1.2, 7.5, 7.1.0
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Oil and Gas 7.1.2, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.1.0
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Utilities 7.1.2, 7.5, 7.1.0
Systems and Asset Management Tivoli Service Request Manager 7.1, 7.2
Systems and Asset Management Tivoli Asset Management for IT 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.2, 7.2.2
Systems and Asset Management Tivoli Change and Configuration Management Database 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.2, 7.2.1
Systems and Asset Management IBM TRIRIGA Energy Optimization
Systems and Asset Management Control Desk 7.5, 7.5.1
Systems and Asset Management Maximo Asset Management for Energy Optimization 7.1, 7.1.1

Document information

More support for: Maximo Asset Management

Software version: 7.1.1, 7.5

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1679187

Modified date: 18 July 2014