Security Bulletin: Potential security vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK used in IBM System Networking Element Manager

Security Bulletin


Summary

Potential security exposure when using the Java based applications bundled in IBM System Networking Element Manager due to vulnerabilities in Java Software Developer Kits. See Vulnerability Details for CVE IDs.

Vulnerability Details

IBM System Networking Element Manager is bundled with the Tivoli Network Manager for System Networking Element Manager application. Tivoli Network Manager contains the IBM SDK Java Technology Edition that is based on the Oracle JDK. Oracle has released January 2014 critical patch updates (CPU) which contain security vulnerability fixes. The IBM SDK Java Technology Edition has been updated to incorporate these fixes.

Unspecified vulnerability in Java SE allows remote attackers to affect confidentiality and integrity via vectors related to JSSE.

CVEID:
CVE-2014-0411
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90357
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

All versions of IBM System Networking Element Manager are affected (6.1.0, 6.1.1, and 6.1.2) since they bundle Tivoli Network Manager for System Networking Element Manager.

Tivoli Network Manager for System Networking Element Manager, in turn, bundles TIP version 2.x, IBM WebSphere version 7.0.0.x, and the JRE from IBM SDK Java 2 Technology Edition Version 7.

Remediation/Fixes

Please refer to the IBM Tivoli Network Manager Security Bulletin for remediation details. Use the remediation steps listed for IBM Tivoli Network Manager versions 3.9.x and 4.1.
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21666387

Workarounds and Mitigations

none

References

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

*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.

*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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Systems and Asset Management Tivoli Network Manager for System Networking Element Manager All Editions

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Document information


More support for:

System Networking Element Manager

Version:

6.1, 6.1.1, 6.1.2

Operating system(s):

Platform Independent

Reference #:

T1020756

Modified date:

2014-05-05

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