Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities exist in the SOAP Gateway component of IMS Enterprise Suite (CVE-2013-4002, CVE-2013-5825, CVE-2013-5372, CVE-2014-0416, CVE-2014-0411)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The SOAP Gateway component of IMS™ Enterprise Suite versions 2.1, 2.2, and 3.1 is affected by multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition and could allow processing XML from untrusted sources, constructing invalid security subject instance, and TLS man-in-the-middle-attacks.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4002
DESCRIPTION:
A denial of service vulnerability in the Apache Xerces-J parser used by IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Version 7 and Version 6 could result in a complete availability impact on the affected system.

CVSS:
CVE-2013-4002
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/85260 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5825

DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition related to the JAXP component could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/87988 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV/N:AC/L:Au/N:C/N:I/N:A/P)

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5372

DESCRIPTION:
The XML4J parser in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition is subject to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted XML document to cause the XML parser to run out of memory.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/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-2014-0416

DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition related to the JAAS component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90349 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)


CVE ID: CVE-2014-0411

DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition related to the JSSE component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90357 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The SOAP Gateway component of the IMS Enterprise Suite V3.1, V2.2, and V2.1 are affected.

Workarounds and Mitigations

VENDOR FIX(ES):

Product
VRMF
APAR
Download URL
IMS Enterprise Suite SOAP Gateway V3.1
3.1.0.1
N/A

https://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/iwm/web/preLogin.do?source=swg-imsentersuite
IMS Enterprise Suite SOAP Gateway V2.2
2.2.0.3
N/A

https://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/iwm/web/preLogin.do?source=swg-imsentersuite
IMS Enterprise Suite SOAP Gateway V2.1
2.1.0.6
N/A

https://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/iwm/web/preLogin.do?source=swg-imsentersuite

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References

Related information

Change History

07 March 2014: Original copy published
20 May 2014: The following two CVE IDs have had their CVSS Vectors updated:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0416
Old: CVSS Vector: (AV/N:AC/L:Au/N:C/N:I/P:A/N)
New: CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0411
Old: CVSS Vector: (AV/N:AC/H:Au/N:C/P:I/P:A/N)
New: CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

*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.

Document information


More support for:

IMS Enterprise Suite
SOAP Gateway

Software version:

2.1, 2.2, 3.1

Operating system(s):

Linux on System z, Windows, z/OS

Reference #:

1666275

Modified date:

2015-02-13

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