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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SPSS Modeler (CVE-2013-6739, CVE-2013-5372, CVE-2013-5825)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Vulnerabilities have been identified in IBM SPSS Modeler which make the product vulnerable to an incorrect Single Sign On being accepted on UNIX and a denial of service attack triggered by a malicious XML data.

Vulnerability Details

VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVEID: CVE-2013-6739

DESCRIPTION: Prior to Modeler 16 Single Sign On is only supported on the Windows platform; an issue has been discovered where the server on UNIX platforms is allowing a user to connect to the server and run a session with an SSO token.

CVSS Base Score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/89855 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)


CVE ID: CVE-2013-5372


DESCRIPTION: If an attacker makes a victim open a specially crafted XML document, it could be possible to conduct denial of service attacks using IBM SPSS Modeler installed on the victim's system.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/86662 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)


CVE ID: CVE-2013-5825


DESCRIPTION: If an attacker makes a victim open a specially crafted XML document, it could be possible to conduct denial of service attacks using IBM SPSS Modeler installed on the victim's system.

SS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/87988 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV/N:AC/L:Au/N:C/N:I/N:A/P)


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
None

Affected Products and Versions

Versions 14 through 15.0 of IBM SPSS Modeler running on all supported platforms are affected.

Remediation/Fixes

Remediation: The recommended solution is to apply the fix as soon as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available.

Fix:
For IBM SPSS Modeler:

For version 14.2:
- Apply the Interim Fix

For version 15:
- Apply the Interim Fix

For version 16:
- Apply the Interim Fix

Workarounds and Mitigations

Workaround(s):
None; apply fixes.

Mitigation(s):
Single Sign on configuration requires Modeler Client to authenticate with the IBM SPSS Collaboration and Deployment Services platform in the connection process before it can connect to Modeler Server.

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References

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Change History

7 February 2014: Original Copy 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:
16 June 2018

UID

swg21663960