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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM WebSphere Cast Iron Solution (CVE-2014-3566, CVE-2014-6558)

Security Bulletin


Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition, Versions 6.0,16.1 and 7.0.7.1 that is used by WebSphere Cast Iron. This also includes a fix for the Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption (POODLE) SSLv3 vulnerability (CVE-2014-3566). These were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in October 2014.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-3566

DESCRIPTION: Product could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a design error when using the SSLv3 protocol. A remote user with the ability to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack could exploit this vulnerability via a POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) attack to decrypt SSL sessions and access the plaintext of encrypted connections.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/97013 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-6558

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security 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/97151 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

This vulnerability affects all versions of the product

WebSphere Cast Iron v 7.0,0,x,
WebSphere Cast Iron v 6.4.0.x
WebSphere Cast Iron v 6.3.0.x
WebSphere Cast Iron v 6.1.0.x
WebSphere Cast Iron v 6.0.0.x

Remediation/Fixes

LI78330 UPDATE BEDROCK TO ADDRESS POODLE ISSUE
LI78297 UPGRADE TO JAVA 7 SR8 AND JAVA 6 SR16 FP2 TO ADDRESS SECURITY VULNERABILITIES

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
Cast Iron Appliance 7.* LI78330
LI78297
iFix 7.0.0.2-CUMUIFIX-006
Cast Iron Appliance 6.4.0.x LI78330
LI78297
iFix 6.4.0.1-CUMUIFIX-025
Cast Iron Appliance 6.3.0.x LI78330
LI78297
iFix 6.3.0.2-CUMUIFIX-010
Cast Iron Appliance 6.1.0.x LI78330
LI78297
iFix 6.1.0.15-CUMUIFIX-016
Cast Iron
Appliance
6.0.0.x LI78330
LI78297
6.0.0.6-IFIX-LI78297
Note: We have included the IBM Java fix for POODLE issue
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21688283

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21688283

Workarounds and Mitigations

IBM recommends that you review your entire environment to identify areas that enable the SSLv3 protocol and take appropriate mitigation and remediation actions. The most immediate mitigation action that can be taken is disabling SSLv3. You should verify disabling SSLv3 does not cause any compatibility issues.

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

*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: WebSphere Cast Iron Cloud integration

Software version: 6.0.0.6, 6.1, 6.1.0.3, 6.1.0.6, 6.1.0.9, 6.1.0.12, 6.1.0.15, 6.3, 6.3.0.1, 6.3.0.2, 6.4.0.0, 6.4.0.1, 7.0.0, 7.0.0.1, 7.0.0.2

Operating system(s): Firmware

Reference #: 1697112

Modified date: 19 February 2015