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Security Bulletin: IBM Storwize V7000 Unified security vulnerabilities related to Mozilla Firefox (CVE-2014-1518, CVE-2014-1523, CVE-2014-1524, CVE-2014-1529, CVE-2014-1530, CVE-2014-1531, CVE-2014-1532, CVE-2014-1533, CVE-2014-1538, CVE-2014-1541)

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Summary

There are security vulnerabilities in versions of Mozilla Firefox that are shipped with versions of IBM Storwize V7000 Unified.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:
CVE-2014-1518
CVE-2014-1523
CVE-2014-1524
CVE-2014-1529
CVE-2014-1530
CVE-2014-1531
CVE-2014-1532
CVE-2014-1533
CVE-2014-1538
CVE-2014-1541

DESCRIPTION:
IBM Storwize V7000 Unified is shipped with Mozilla Firefox, although Firefox is not used during normal use of Storwize V7000 Unified. There are vulnerabilities in certain versions of Mozilla Firefox shipped in certain versions of the V7000 Unified. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable system or cause a denial of service.

CVE-2014-1518
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92847 for the current score

CVE-2014-1523
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92857 for the current score

CVE-2014-1524
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92851 for the current score

CVE-2014-1529
CVSS Base Score: 9
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92854 for the current score

CVE-2014-1530
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92855 for the current score

CVE-2014-1531
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92856 for the current score

CVE-2014-1532
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92858 for the current score

CVE-2014-1533
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93705 for the current score

CVE-2014-1538
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93709 for the current score

CVE-2014-1541
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93712 for the current score

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Storwize V7000 Unified
The product is affected when running code releases 1.3.0.0 to 1.4.3.3 and also 1.5.0.0 and 1.5.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

IBM has remediated these vulnerabilities in IBM Storwize V7000 Unified versions 1.4.3.4 and 1.5.0.2 by using a version of Firefox that is free of these vulnerabilities. IBM recommends that you fix these vulnerabilities by upgrading affected versions of IBM Storwize V7000 Unified to version 1.4.3.4, 1.5.0.2 or later.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Workaround(s) :
Normal operation of IBM Storwize V7000 Unified does not require or call for customers to use Firefox to access the Internet. Although IBM recommends that you install a level of IBM Storwize V7000 Unified code with a fix, you can avoid these vulnerabilities by not using Mozilla Firefox within your V7000 Unified system to access the Internet.

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References

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Acknowledgement

None

Change History

11 Sept 2014: First draft

*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.

Disclaimer

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Internal Use Only

PSIRT 1759

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

ssg1S1004833