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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities may affect IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition

Security Bulletin


Summary

Java SE issues disclosed in the Oracle January 2018 Critical Patch Update, plus one additional vulnerability

Vulnerability Details

CVE IDs: CVE-2018-2639 CVE-2018-2638 CVE-2018-2633 CVE-2018-2637 CVE-2018-2634 CVE-2018-2582 CVE-2018-2641 CVE-2018-2618 CVE-2018-2657 CVE-2018-2603 CVE-2018-2599 CVE-2018-2602 CVE-2018-2678 CVE-2018-2677 CVE-2018-2663 CVE-2018-2588 CVE-2018-2579 CVE-2018-1417

DESCRIPTION: This bulletin covers all applicable Java SE CVEs published by Oracle as part of their January 2018 Critical Patch Update. For more information please refer to Oracle's January 2018 CPU Advisory and the X-Force database entries referenced below.

This bulletin also describes one additional vulnerability which affects IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition.

CVEID: CVE-2018-2639
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Deployment component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137891 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2638
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Deployment component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137890 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2633
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JNDI component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137885 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2637
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JMX component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause high confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137889 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2634
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JGSS component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137886 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2582
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE VM component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137836 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2641
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE AWT component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137893 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2618
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JCE component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137870 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2657
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE, Serialization component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137910 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2603
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137855 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2599
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JNDI component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and low availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137851 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2602
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE I18n component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and low availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137854 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2678
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JNDI component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137933 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2677
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE AWT component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137932 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2663
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137917 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2588
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE LDAP component could allow an authenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137841 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2579
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/137833 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-1417
DESCRIPTION:
 Under certain circumstances, a flaw in the J9 JVM allows untrusted code running under a security manager to elevate its privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/138823 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 55 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 55 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 15 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 4 Fix Pack 15 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 5 Fix Pack 7 and earlier releases

Remediation/Fixes

Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 60 and subsequent releases, where embedded with supported IBM products
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 60 and subsequent releases, where embedded with supported IBM products
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 20 and subsequent releases
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 4 Fix Pack 20 and subsequent releases
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 5 Fix Pack 10 and subsequent releases

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition releases can be downloaded, subject to the terms of the developerWorks license, from here.

IBM customers requiring an update for an SDK shipped with an IBM product should contact IBM support, and/or refer to the appropriate product security bulletin.

APAR numbers are as follows:

IJ04031 (CVE-2018-2639)
IJ04034 (CVE-2018-2638)
IJ04036 (CVE-2018-2633)
IJ04037 (CVE-2018-2637)
IJ04038 (CVE-2018-2634)
IJ04039 (CVE-2018-2582)
IJ04040 (CVE-2018-2641)
IJ04041 (CVE-2018-2618)
IJ04042 (CVE-2018-2657)
IJ04043 (CVE-2018-2603)
IJ04044 (CVE-2018-2599)
IJ04045 (CVE-2018-2602)
IJ04046 (CVE-2018-2678)
IJ04047 (CVE-2018-2677)
IJ04051 (CVE-2018-2663)
IJ04052 (CVE-2018-2588)
IJ04053 (CVE-2018-2579)
IJ04021 (CVE-2018-1417)

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

March 22 2018: Removed CVE-2018-2629, which is N/A. Added fix availability note for 6/6R1.
February 20 2018: 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

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: Runtimes for Java Technology

Software version: 6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1, 8.0

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

Software edition: J2SE, Java SE

Reference #: 2012965

Modified date: 22 March 2018


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