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Security Bulletin: There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition, Version 6, Version 7, Version 8, that is used by IBM Workload Scheduler. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in July 2018.

Security Bulletin


Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition, Version 6, Version 7, Version 8, that is used by IBM Workload Scheduler. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in July 2018.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1656
DESCRIPTION: The IBM Java Runtime Environment's Diagnostic Tooling Framework for Java (DTFJ) does not protect against path traversal attacks when extracting compressed dump files.
CVSS Base Score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/144882 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-12539
DESCRIPTION: Eclipse OpenJ9 could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by the failure to restrict the use of Java Attach API to connect to an Eclipse OpenJ9 or IBM JVM on the same machine and use Attach API operations to only the process owner. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute untrusted native code and gain elevated privileges on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/148389 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-1517
DESCRIPTION: A flaw in the java.math component in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition may allow an attacker to inflict a denial-of-service attack with specially crafted String data.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/141681 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-2973
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded JSSE component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/146835 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Workload Scheduler Distributed 9.1.0 FP02 and earlier
IBM Workload Scheduler Distributed 9.2.0 FP03 and earlier
IBM Workload Scheduler Distributed 9.3.0 FP03 and earlier
IBM Workload Scheduler Distributed 9.4.0 FP04 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

APAR IJ10729 has been opened to address Java vulnerabilities affecting IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler.

The following limited availability fixes for IJ10729 are available for download on FixCentral

9.1.0-TIV-TWS-FP0002-IJ10729
to be applied on top of Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed 9.1.0 FP02

9.2.0-TIV-TWS-FP0003-IJ10729
to be applied on top of Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed 9.2.0 FP0003 

9.3.0-TIV-TWS-FP0003-IJ10729
to be applied on top of Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed 9.3.0 FP03

9.4.0-TIV-TWS-FP0004-IJ10729
to be applied on top of Tivoli Workload Scheduler Distributed 9.4.0 FP04

Workarounds and Mitigations

N/A

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References

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Change History

November 30th first 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:
30 November 2018

UID

ibm10743351