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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 July 2016 Critical Patch Update

Vulnerability Details

CVE IDs: CVE-2016-3610 CVE-2016-3598 CVE-2016-3606 CVE-2016-3587 CVE-2016-3511 CVE-2016-3550 CVE-2016-3485

DESCRIPTION: This bulletin covers all applicable Java SE CVEs published by Oracle as part of their July 2016 Critical Patch Update. For more information please refer to Oracle's July 2016 CPU Advisory and the X-Force database entries referenced below.

CVEID: CVE-2016-3610
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has high confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and high availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 9.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115270 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-3598
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has high confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and high availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 9.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115269 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-3606
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the VM component has high confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and high availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 9.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115268 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-3587
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the VM component has high confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and high availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 9.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115267 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-3511
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has high confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and high availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115275 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-3550
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the VM component could allow a remote 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/115272 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-3485
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Networking component has no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 2.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115273 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 26 and earlier releases
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 26 and earlier releases
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 9 Fix Pack 40 and earlier releases
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 3 Fix Pack 40 and earlier releases
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 3 and earlier releases

NOTE: CVE-2016-3610, CVE-2016-3606, CVE-2016-3587 and CVE-2016-3550 affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition on Solaris, HP-UX and Mac OS only.

Remediation/Fixes

The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 30 and subsequent releases
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 30 and subsequent releases
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 9 Fix Pack 50 and subsequent releases
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 3 Fix Pack 50 and subsequent releases
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 3 Fix Pack 10 and subsequent releases

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

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:

IV87081 (CVE-2016-3598)
IV87082 (CVE-2016-3511)
IV87083 (CVE-2016-3485)

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References

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Change History

August 4 2016: 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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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018

UID

swg21986642