Security Bulletin: IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway can be affected by a vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime Environment (CVE-2012-5081)

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Abstract

A vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) impacts IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:



DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) component allows remote attackers to affect availability, related to JSSE.

The attack does not require local network access nor does it require authentication, but some degree of specialized knowledge and techniques are required. An exploit would not impact the confidentiality of information or the integrity of data, but the availability of the system could be compromised.

CVEID: CVE-2012-5081
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/79435 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)



AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:

Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway versions 6.1.1, 6.2.0, 6.2.1, 6.2.2


REMEDIATION:
The remediation depends on the version of WebSphere you are using. There are two alternatives.

Alternative 1) If you are using the eWAS bundled with Tivoli Federated Identity Manager (this was only avaliable for FIM versions 6.1.1 or higher), you will need to apply the patch for IBM Java 5 SR 15. This is available at the following link:
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24033932

Alternative 2) If you are using a separate WebSphere installation instead of the eWAS bundled with Tivoli Federated Identity Manager, please see the following advisory to determine how to patch your WebSphere version:
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&context=SSEQTP&dc=D600&uid=swg21617227&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8



Workaround(s):
None

Mitigation(s):
None

REFERENCES:
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
CVE-2012-5081
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/79435


RELATED INFORMATION:
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal


*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 Flash.


Note: 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.

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Document information


More support for:

Tivoli Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway

Software version:

6.1.1, 6.2, 6.2.1, 6.2.2

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #:

1621887

Modified date:

2013-04-26

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