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Security Bulletin: IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition and Buffer Overflow vulnerabilities in IBM DB2 Accessories Suite for Linux, UNIX and Windows (CVE-2014-0878,CVE-2014-4263,CVE-2014-0453)

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Summary

Multiple vulnerabilities exist in IBM DB2 Accessories Suite for Linux, UNIX and Windows related IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: 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)


CVE ID: CVE-2014-4263

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact via unknown vectors related to "Diffie-Hellman key agreement".

CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94606 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)


CVE ID: CVE-2014-0453

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact via unknown vectors related to security.
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)

Affected Products and Versions

  • IBM DB2 10.1, Accessories Suite for Linux, UNIX and Windows
  • IBM DB2 Accessories Suite for Linux, UNIX and Windows 10.5

Remediation/Fixes

Check the accSuiteRelease.properties file located in <DB2_install_dir>/db2tss. If the accSuiteRelease.properties file does not exist, or if the properties file exists, but the version number in the properties file is less than V2.2.0, reinstallation of the latest release is necessary:

1. Download the Accessories Suite and extract the installer.
2. Stop the text search service: db2ts stop for text
3. Run the installer to upgrade your existing setup

For more information see: http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/db2luw/v10r1/topic/com.ibm.db2.luw.admin.ts.doc/doc/t0054804.html

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known.

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References

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

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

6 .11.2014 : : 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.

Disclaimer

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Document information

More support for: DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows
Security / Plug-Ins - Security Vulnerability

Software version: 10.1, 10.5

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1689151

Modified date: 11 November 2014