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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect Rational Directory Server (Tivoli) and Rational Directory Administrator

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Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Technology Edition, Version 6 and Version 7 that are used by IBM Rational Directory Server (Tivoli) and IBM Rational Directory Administrator. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in July 2016. New iFixes do not include the JRE. Install a new iFix and an updated JRE to resolve these issues.

Vulnerability Details

Rational Directory Server is affected by the following vulnerabilities:

CVEID: CVE-2016-3598
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE and Java SE Embedded 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-2016-3511
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE 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-2016-3508
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE Java SE Embedded and Jrockit related to the JAXP component could allow a remote 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/115279 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-2016-3500
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE Java SE Embedded and Jrockit related to the JAXP component could allow a remote 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/115278 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-2016-3458
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE and Java SE Embedded related to the CORBA component has no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115271 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:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-3485
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE and Java SE Embedded 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

Rational Directory Server (Tivoli) v5.2.0.2 iFix 3 and earlier
Rational Directory Server (Tivoli) v5.2.1 iFix 8 and earlier
Rational Directory Administrator v6.0.0.2 iFix 3 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade to Rational Directory Server (Tivoli) v5.2.1 iFix 9 or v5.2.0.2 iFix 5, and Rational Directory Administrator v6.0.0.2 iFix 4, which do not include Java.


Before installing the new iFixes, install one of the following:
  • Java Runtime Environment, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 30 and subsequent releases
  • Java Runtime Environment, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 3 Fix Pack 50 and subsequent releases
  • Java Runtime Environment, Version 8 Service Refresh 3 Fix Pack 10 and subsequent releases

To obtain the updated version of the IBM JRE, contact IBM Support. Support can help identify the latest JRE that is compatible with your operating system and platform. Publicly available versions of the Oracle JRE are also supported with Rational Directory Server.

For versions for Rational Directory Server that are earlier than version 5.2.0.2, and Rational Directory Administrator 6.0.0.2, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.

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References

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Change History

4 October 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:
17 June 2018

UID

swg21989495