Security Bulletin: IBM QuickFile is affected by vulnerabilities that exist in the IBM Runtime Environment, Java™Technology Edition (CVE-2013-4002, CVE-2014-0411)

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Summary

IBM QuickFile is shipped with IBM Runtime Environment, Java™ Technology Edition (the “IBM RE”), that is based on an Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE). Oracle has released October 2013 and January 2014 critical patch updates (CPU) that contain security vulnerability fixes for the JRE. The IBM RE has been updated to incorporate these fixes and security fixes that are specific to the IBM RE. IBM QuickFile is affected by vulnerabilities in the CPU, and the IBM RE shipped with IBM QuickFile has been updated to remediate these vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5802

DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the JAXP component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/87982 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV/N:AC/L:Au/N:C/P:I/P:A/P)

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0411

DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the JSSE component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.


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

IBM QuickFile 1.0.0.0

IBM QuickFile 1.1.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the iFix as soon as practical. Please see below for information about the fixes available.

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
iFix 4 1.0.0.0 None http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/options
iFix 3 1.1.0.1 None http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/options

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Related information

Change History

14 March 2014: Original Copy 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.

Disclaimer

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Document information


More support for:

IBM QuickFile

Software version:

1.0, 1.1.0.1

Operating system(s):

VMware ESXi

Reference #:

1667389

Modified date:

2014-03-14

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