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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in IBM Db2 and IBM Java Runtime affect IBM Spectrum Protect Server

Security Bulletin


Summary

Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Db2 and IBM Runtime Environment Java affect the IBM Spectrum Protect Server. The Java vulnerabilities were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January, April, and July 2020.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-9512
DESCRIPTION:   Multiple vendors are vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a Ping Flood attack. By sending continual pings to an HTTP/2 peer, a remote attacker could consume excessive CPU resources.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/164903 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-9514
DESCRIPTION:   Multiple vendors are vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a Reset Flood attack. By opening a number of streams and sending an invalid request over each stream, a remote attacker could consume excessive CPU resources.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/164640 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-9515
DESCRIPTION:   Multiple vendors are vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a Settings Flood attack. By sending a stream of SETTINGS frames to the peer, a remote attacker could consume excessive CPU resources.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/165181 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2014-0114
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Struts could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the failure to restrict the setting of Class Loader attributes. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the class parameter of an ActionForm object to manipulate the ClassLoader and execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92889 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID:   CVE-2019-10086
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Commons Beanutils could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the system, caused by the failure to suppresses the class property in bean introspection by default. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain unauthorized access to the classloader.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/166353 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14579
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries 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/185057 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-2020-14578
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries 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/185056 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-2020-14577
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the JSSE component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/185055 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-2654
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Java SE Libraries 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/174601 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-2020-4387
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5 could allow a local user to obtain sensitive information using a race condition of a symbolic link. IBM X-Force ID: 179269.
CVSS Base score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/179269 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4386
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5 could allow a local user to obtain sensitive information using a race condition of a symbolic link. IBM X-Force ID: 179268.
CVSS Base score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/179268 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4355
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5 is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by improper handling of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) renegotiation requests. By sending specially-crafted requests, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to increase the resource usage on the system. IBM X-Force ID: 178507.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/178507 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4363
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking which could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges. IBM X-Force ID: 178960.
CVSS Base score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/178960 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4414
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5 could allow a local attacker to perform unauthorized actions on the system, caused by improper usage of shared memory. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service. IBM X-Force ID: 179989.
CVSS Base score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/179989 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4420
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows (includes DB2 Connect Server) 9.7, 10.1, 10.5, 11.1, and 11.5 could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service due a hang in the execution of a terminate command. IBM X-Force ID: 180076.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/180076 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-2781
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Java SE JSSE 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: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/179681 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-2800
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Java SE Lightweight HTTP Server component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 4.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/179698 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

 

Affected Product(s)Versions(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Server8.1.0.000-8.1.10.xxx
7.1.0.000-7.1.11.xxx

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Spectrum Protect
Server Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
           8.18.1.11.000AIX
Linux
Windows
http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6368255
           7.17.1.12.000
(see Note 1)
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6368029

7.1 is only affected by the following vulnerabilities:

Db2 
CVE-2020-4387, CVE-2020-4386, CVE-2020-4355, CVE-2020-4363,
CVE-2020-4414, and CVE-2020-4420
Java
CVE-2020-14579, CVE-2020-14578, and CVE-2020-14577

Note 1: 
The actual First Fixing VRM Level for the Db2 vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-4387, CVE-2020-4386, CVE-2020-4355, CVE-2020-4363, CVE-2020-4414. and CVE-2020-4420) is 7.1.11.000.
Here is a link to the 7.1.11.000 download page: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6256504

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

20 November 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:
20 November 2020

UID

ibm16369095