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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 October 2019 Critical Patch Update, plus one additional vulnerability.

This bulletin does not cover CVE-2019-2949. The fix for this issue is targeted for Q1 2020.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-2989
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169295 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-2958
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169264 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-2975
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Scripting 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/169281 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-2999
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Javadoc component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 4.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169305 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-2996
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Deployment component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 4.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169302 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-2992
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the 2D 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: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169298 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-2988
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the 2D 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: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169294 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-2983
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the 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: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169289 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-2981
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the JAXP 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: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169287 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-2978
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Networking 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: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169284 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-2973
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the JAXP 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: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169279 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-2962
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the 2D 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: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169268 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-2964
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Concurrency 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: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169270 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-2945
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Networking 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: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169250 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-2933
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169238 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
CVEID:   CVE-2019-17631
DESCRIPTION:   Eclipse OpenJ9 could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by the failure to performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain access to diagnostic operations such as causing a GC or creating a diagnostic file.
CVSS Base score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169513 for the current score.
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

7.0.0.0 - 7.0.10.50
7.1.0.0 - 7.1.4.50
8.0.0.0 - 8.0.5.41

For detailed information on which CVEs affect which releases, please refer to the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Vulnerabilities page.

Remediation/Fixes

7.0.10.55
7.1.4.55
8.0.6.0
8.0.6.5

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

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:

IJ20924 (CVE-2019-2989)
IJ20925 (CVE-2019-2958)
IJ20926 (CVE-2019-2975)
IJ20927 (CVE-2019-2999)
IJ20928 (CVE-2019-2996)
IJ20929 (CVE-2019-2992)
IJ20930 (CVE-2019-2988)
IJ20931 (CVE-2019-2983)
IJ20932 (CVE-2019-2981)
IJ20933 (CVE-2019-2978)
IJ20934 (CVE-2019-2973)
IJ20935 (CVE-2019-2962)
IJ20936 (CVE-2019-2964)
IJ20937 (CVE-2019-2945)
IJ20938 (CVE-2019-2933)
IJ20920 (CVE-2019-17631)

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Change History

4 Dec 2019: Initial Publication

*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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Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
04 December 2019

UID

ibm11120071