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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect z/TPF

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Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Version 8 used by the z/TPF system. z/TPF has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

If you run your own Java code using the IBM Java Runtime delivered with this product, you should evaluate your code to determine whether the complete list of vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list of vulnerabilities please refer to the link for “IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin" located in the “References” section for more information.

CVEID: CVE-2019-7317
DESCRIPTION: libpng is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a use-after-free in png image free in png.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/156548 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2019-2769
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Utilities 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/163832 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-2019-2762
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Utilities 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/163826 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-2019-2816
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Networking component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/163878 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:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2019-2786
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 3.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/163849 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2019-2766
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Networking component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/163829 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2019-11772
DESCRIPTION: Eclipse OpenJ9 could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an out-of-bounds write in the String.getBytes method. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and write to any 32-bit address or beyond the end of a byte array within Java code run under a SecurityManager.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/163990 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2019-11775
DESCRIPTION: Eclipse OpenJ9 could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an error where the loop versioner fails to privatize a value that is pulled out of the loop by versioning. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and trigger an out-of-array-bounds and perform invalid actions.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/164479 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

z/TPF Enterprise Edition Version 1.1

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
z/TPF 1.1 PJ45880

Download and install the PJ45880_ibm-java-jre-8.0-5.40 package from the IBM 64-bit Runtime Environment for z/TPF, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 download page.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

None

Change History

11 October 2019: 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.

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Internal Use Only

Advisory ID: 17288
Product Record ID: 141123

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 October 2019

UID

ibm11073582