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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilites in IBM Java Runtime affect Tivoli Storage Manager (IBM Spectrum Protect) for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware and FlashCopy Manager (IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot) for VMware

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Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ used by Tivoli Storage Manager for Virtual Environments (IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments): Data Protection for VMware and FlashCopy Manager (IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot) for VMware. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2017.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5546
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE Java SE Embedded and Jrockit related to the Libraries component has no confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120869 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:H/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5548
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE and Java SE Embedded related to the Libraries component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120864 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5549
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE and Java SE Embedded related to the Libraries component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120863 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5547
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE Java SE Embedded and Jrockit related to the Libraries component could allow a remote 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/120871 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-2016-2183
DESCRIPTION:
OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error in the DES/3DES cipher, used as a part of the SSL/TLS protocol. By capturing large amounts of encrypted traffic between the SSL/TLS server and the client, a remote attacker able to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack could exploit this vulnerability to recover the plaintext data and obtain sensitive information. This vulnerability is known as the SWEET32 Birthday attack.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/116337 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:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following levels of Tivoli Storage Manger for Virtual Environments: Data Protection for VMware (IBM Spectrum Protect for Virtual Environments) are affected:

  • 8.1.0.0 through 8.1.0.1
  • 7.1.0.0 through 7.1.6.4
  • 6.4.0.0 through 6.4.3.5

The following levels of FlashCopy Manager (IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot) for VMware are affected:

  • 4.1.0.0 through 4.1.6.1
  • 3.2.0.0 through 3.2.0.8

Remediation/Fixes

Tivoli Storage Manager for VE: Data Protection for VMware Release

First Fixing VRMF LevelPlatformLink to Fix / Fix Availability Target
8.1 8.1.0.2Linux
Windows
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24043351
7.1 7.1.6.5Linux
Windows
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24042520
6.4 6.4.3.6Linux
Windows
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041370


Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager for VMware Release First Fixing VRMF LevelPlatformLink to Fix / Fix Availability Target
4.1 4.1.6.2Linuxhttp://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24043426
3.2 3.2.0.9Linuxhttp://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24043440

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

30 May 2017 - 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

swg22000212