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Security Bulletin: IBM Java Runtime Vulnerabilities affect the IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client and web user interface, IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management, and IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments (CVE-2019-4732, CVE-2019-2989)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in October 2019 and January 2020. IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ is used by the IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client and the client web user interface, IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management, and IBM Spectrum Protect for VIrtual Environments.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4732
DESCRIPTION:   IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Version 7.0.0.0 through 7.0.10.55, 7.1.0.0 through 7.1.4.55, and 8.0.0.0 through 8.0.6.0 could allow a local authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by DLL search order hijacking vulnerability in Microsoft Windows client. By placing a specially-crafted file in a compromised folder, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system. IBM X-Force ID: 172618.
CVSS Base score: 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/172618 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

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)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client8.1.0.0-8.1.9.0 (Macintosh and Windows)
7.1.0.0-7.1.8.8 (Macintosh and Windows)
IBM Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client web user interface8.1.7.0-8.1.9.0 (Linux and Windows)
8.1.9.0 (AIX)
IBM Spectrum Protect for Space Management8.1.9.0
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware8.1.0.0-8.1.9.0 (Linux and Windows)
7.1.0.0-7.1.8.7 (Linux and Windows)
IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for Hyper-V8.1.0.0-8.1.9.0 (Windows)
7.1.0.0-7.1.8.x (Windows)

Remediation/Fixes

 
Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client ReleaseFirst Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
             8.18.1.9.1Macintosh
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/589103
             7.17.1.8.8Macintosh
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/316619
 
Spectrum Protect Backup-Archvie Client web user interface ReleaseFirst Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
              8.18.1.9.1AIX
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/589103

 

Spectrum Protect for Space Management ReleaseFirst Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
              8.18.1.9.1AIX
Linux
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/316077

 

Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware ReleaseFirst Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
              8.18.1.9.1Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/5736999
              7.17.1.8.8Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/316625

 

Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for Hyper-V ReleaseFirst Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
              8.18.1.9.1Linuxhttps://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/5737497
              7.1 LinuxApply the above 7.1.8.8 client fix using the following link:
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/316619

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

18 March 2020: 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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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
18 March 2020

UID

ibm15695653