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

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Summary

Java SE issues disclosed in the Oracle October 2017 Critical Patch Update

Vulnerability Details

CVE IDs: CVE-2017-10346 CVE-2017-10285 CVE-2017-10388 CVE-2017-10309 CVE-2016-10165 CVE-2017-10356 CVE-2017-10293 CVE-2017-10355 CVE-2017-10357 CVE-2017-10348 CVE-2017-10349 CVE-2017-10347 CVE-2017-10350 CVE-2017-10281 CVE-2017-10295 CVE-2016-9840 CVE-2016-9841 CVE-2016-9842 CVE-2016-9843 CVE-2017-10345

DESCRIPTION: This bulletin covers all applicable Java SE CVEs published by Oracle as part of their October 2017 Critical Patch Update. For more information please refer to Oracle's October 2017 CPU Advisory and the X-Force database entries referenced below.

CVEID: CVE-2017-10346
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: 9.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133775 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10285
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE RMI component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 9.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133723 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10388
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to take control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133813 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10309
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Deployment component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and low availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133738 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-10165
DESCRIPTION:
 Little CMS is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds read in Type_MLU_Read function in cmstypes.c. By using a specially-crafted image, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash or obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/127028 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10356
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Security component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133785 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:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10293


DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Java SE Javadoc component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133727 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10355
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Networking 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/133784 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-2017-10357
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Serialization 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/133786 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-2017-10348
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Libraries 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/133777 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-2017-10349
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JAXP 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/133778 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-2017-10347
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE, Serialization 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/133776 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-2017-10350
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE JAX-WS 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/133779 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-2017-10281
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Serialization 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/133720 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-2017-10295
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Networking component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133729 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9840
DESCRIPTION:
 zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds pointer arithmetic in inftrees.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120508 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:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9841
DESCRIPTION:
 zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds pointer arithmetic in inftrees.c. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120509 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:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9842
DESCRIPTION:
 zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an undefined left shift of negative number. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120510 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:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9843
DESCRIPTION:
 zlib is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a big-endian out-of-bounds pointer. By persuading a victim to open a specially crafted document, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 3.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120511 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:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-10345
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Java SE Serialization 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: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/133774 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 50 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 50 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 10 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 4 Fix Pack 10 and earlier releases
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 5 Fix Pack 1 and earlier releases

NOTE: These releases are affected by CVE-2016-9840, CVE-2016-9841, CVE-2016-9842, CVE-2016-9843, on Solaris, HP-UX and Mac OS only. For all other platforms, the fixes were provided in 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 55 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 55 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 15 and subsequent releases
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 4 Fix Pack 15 and subsequent releases
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 5 Fix Pack 5 and subsequent releases

NOTE: There is no code fix for CVE-2017-10293. Instead, the documentation for Javadoc has been updated (please refer to the "Conformance" section here).

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

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:

IJ01211 (CVE-2017-10346)
IJ01212 (CVE-2017-10285)
IJ01213 (CVE-2017-10388)
IJ01214 (CVE-2017-10309)
IJ01215 (CVE-2017-10356)
IV95268 (CVE-2016-9840, CVE-2016-9841, CVE-2016-9842, CVE-2016-9843)
IJ01216 (CVE-2016-10165)
IJ01217 (CVE-2017-10355)
IJ01218 (CVE-2017-10357)
IJ01219 (CVE-2017-10348)
IJ01220 (CVE-2017-10349)
IJ01221 (CVE-2017-10347)
IJ01222 (CVE-2017-10350)
IJ01223 (CVE-2017-10281)
IJ01224 (CVE-2017-10295)
IJ01225 (CVE-2017-10345)

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Change History

March 22 2018: Added fix availability note for 6/6R1.
November 29 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.

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018

UID

swg22009849