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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM i

Security Bulletin


Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition that is used by IBM i.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-3139
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded Networking component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/151455 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-3136
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded Security component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 3.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/151452 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2018-13785
DESCRIPTION: libpng is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a wrong calculation of row_factor in the png_check_chunk_length function in pngrutil.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted file, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base Score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/146015 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-3214
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit Sound 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/151530 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-2018-3180
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit JSSE component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and low availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/151497 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2018-3149
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit JNDI component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/151465 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-3169
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded Hotspot component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/151486 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2018-3183
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit Scripting component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/151500 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Releases 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 of IBM i are affected.

Remediation/Fixes

The issue can be fixed by applying a PTF to the IBM i Operating System.

Releases 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3 of IBM i are supported and will be fixed. 
Please see the Java document at this URL for the latest Java information for IBM i:

https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/community/wikis/home?lang=en#!/wiki/IBM%20i%20Technology%20Updates/page/Java%20on%20IBM%20i
The IBM i Group PTF numbers containing the fix for these CVEs follow.  Future Group PTFs for Java will also contain the fixes for these CVEs.

Release 7.1 – SF99572 level 34
Release 7.2 – SF99716 level 19
Release 7.3 – SF99725 level 11

Important note: IBM recommends that all users running unsupported versions of affected products upgrade to supported and fixed version of affected products.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

None

Change History

31 December 2018: 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:
18 December 2019

UID

ibm10743955