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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities may affect IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition

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Summary

Java SE issues disclosed in the Oracle October 2018 Critical Patch Update

Vulnerability Details

CVE IDs: CVE-2018-3183 CVE-2018-3169 CVE-2018-3149 CVE-2018-3180 CVE-2018-3214 CVE-2018-13785 CVE-2018-3136 CVE-2018-3139

DESCRIPTION: This bulletin covers all applicable Java SE CVEs published by Oracle as part of their October 2018 Critical Patch Update. For more information please refer to Oracle's October 2018 CPU Advisory and the X-Force database entries referenced below.

CVEID: CVE-2018-3183
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE 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)

CVEID: CVE-2018-3169
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE VM 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-2018-3149
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE 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-2018-3180
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE 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-2018-3214
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE 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-2018-13785
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-2018-3136
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE 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-2018-3139
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE 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)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 70 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 70 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 30 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 4 Fix Pack 30 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 5 Fix Pack 22 and earlier releases

For detailed information on which CVEs affect which releases, please refer to the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Vulnerabilities page.

Remediation/Fixes

Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 75 and subsequent releases, where embedded with supported IBM products
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 75 and subsequent releases, where embedded with supported IBM products
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 35 and subsequent releases
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 4 Fix Pack 35 and subsequent releases
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 5 Fix Pack 25 and subsequent releases

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition releases can be downloaded, subject to the terms of the developerWorks license, from the Java Developer Center.

IBM customers requiring an update for an SDK shipped with an IBM product should contact IBM support, and/or refer to the appropriate product security bulletin.

APAR numbers are as follows:

IJ10930 (CVE-2018-3183)
IJ10931 (CVE-2018-3169)
IJ10932 (CVE-2018-3149)
IJ10894 (CVE-2018-3180)
IJ10933 (CVE-2018-3214)
IJ10934 (CVE-2018-13785)
IJ10935 (CVE-2018-3136)
IJ10895 (CVE-2018-3139)

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Change History

November 6 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:
06 November 2018

UID

ibm10735551