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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect Rational Reporting for Development Intelligence (CVE-2015-4872, CVE-2015-4893, CVE-2015-4803, CVE-2015-5006, CVE-2016-0483, CVE-2015-7575, CVE-2016-0448, CVE-2016-0466)

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Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition, Version 6 that is used by Rational Reporting for Development Intelligence (RRDI). These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2016 and October 2015, and include the vulnerability commonly referred to as “SLOTH”.

Vulnerability Details

January 2016 vulnerabilities:

CVEID: CVE-2016-0483
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the AWT component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/109945 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

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)

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)


October 2015 vulnerabilities:

CVEID: CVE-2015-4872
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability 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-2015-4893
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/107359 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-4803
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/107358 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-5006
DESCRIPTION: IBM Java Security Components could allow an attacker with physical access to the system to obtain sensitive information from the Kerberos Credential Cache.
CVSS Base Score: 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/106309 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Principal Product and Version(s)

Affected Supporting Product(s) and Version(s)
RRDI 2.0, 2.0.1, 2.0.3 and 2.0.4Cognos BI 10.1.1
RRDI 2.0.5 and 2.0.6Cognos BI 10.2.1
RRDI 5.0, 5.0.1 and 5.0.2Cognos BI 10.2.1 Fix pack 2
Jazz Reporting Service 5.0, 5.0.1 and 5.0.2

Remediation/Fixes

Apply the recommended fixes to all affected versions of RRDI.

RRDI 2.0, 2.0.0.1, 2.0.1, 2.0.3 and 2.0.4


RRDI 2.0.5 and 2.0.6


RRDI 5.0 and 5.0.1 and 5.0.2

  1. If the Data Collection Component (DCC) or Jazz Reporting Service (JRS, also known as Report Builder) is used, perform this step first.
    Review the topics in Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities have been identified in Jazz Team Server shipped with Jazz Reporting Service (CVE-2015-4872, CVE-2015-4893, CVE-2015-4803, CVE-2015-5006, CVE-2016-0483, CVE-2015-7575, CVE-2016-0448, CVE-2016-0466) for addressing the listed vulnerability in the underlying Jazz Team Server.
  2. If the Cognos-based reporting server is used, also perform this step.
    Download the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1.1 Interim Fix 14 (Implemented by file 10.2.5010.508).
    Review technote 1679283: Installing Cognos Business Intelligence 10.2.1.x fix pack in Rational Reporting for Development Intelligence 2.0.x/5.0.x and Rational Insight 1.1.1.x for the detailed instructions for patch application.



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Acknowledgement

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

*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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PSIRT # 4021 Record # 63913
PSIRT # 4587 Record # 69426

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

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swg21972469