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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM Initiate Master Data Service (CVE-2015-4872, CVE-2016-0466, CVE-2015-7575, CVE-2016-0448)

Security Bulletin


Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition, Version 6 that is used by IBM Initiate Master Data Service. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2016 and includes the vulnerability commonly referred to as “SLOTH”.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-4872
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE and JRockit related to the Security component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107361 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-0466
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAXP component could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109948 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-7575
DESCRIPTION:
The TLS protocol could allow weaker than expected security caused by a collision attack when using the MD5 hash function for signing a ServerKeyExchange message during a TLS handshake. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using man-in-the-middle techniques to impersonate a TLS server and obtain credentials. This vulnerability is commonly referred to as “SLOTH”.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109415 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/UI:U/C:H/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-0448
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the JMX component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109949 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

These vulnerabilities are known to affect the following offerings:

IBM Initiate Master Data Service versions 9.0, 9.2, 9.5, 9.7, 10.0, and 10.1 (impacts Master Data Engine component, Message Brokers component and Workbench component)

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the fix as soon as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available.

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
IBM Initiate Master Data Service
9.5
None 9.5.022316_IM_Initiate_MasterDataService_ALL_InterimFix
IBM Initiate Patient
9.5
None 9.5.022316_IM_Initiate_Patient_ALL_InterimFix
IBM Initiate Provider
9.5
None 9.5.022316_IM_Initiate_Provider_ALL_InterimFix
IBM Initiate Master Data Service
9.7
None 9.7.022316_IM_Initiate_MasterDataService_ALL_InterimFix
IBM Initiate Patient
9.7
None 9.7.022316_IM_Initiate_Patient_ALL_InterimFix
IBM Initiate Provider
9.7
None 9.7.022316_IM_Initiate_Provider_ALL_InterimFix
IBM Initiate Master Data Service
10.0
None 10.0.022316_IM_Initiate_MasterDataService_ALL_InterimFix
IBM Initiate Patient
10.0
None 10.0.022316_IM_Initiate_Patient_ALL_InterimFix
IBM Initiate Provider
10.0
None 10.0.022316_IM_Initiate_Provider_ALL_InterimFix
IBM Initiate Master Data Service
10.1
None 10.1.022316_IM_Initiate_MasterDataService_ALL_InterimFix

For versions 9.0 and 9.2 IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version of the product.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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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

CVE-2015-7575 was reported to IBM by Karthikeyan Bhargavan at INRIA in Paris, France

Change History

23 Februrary 2016: Original version published.
17 March 2016: Removed links to 9.0 and 9.2 and added reference that they should upgrade to a supported version of the product.

*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: Initiate Master Data Service

Software version: 9.0.0, 9.2.0, 9.5.0, 9.7.0, 10.0.0, 10.1.0

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1976545

Modified date: 17 March 2016