Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition™ affect IBM InfoSphere Information Server (CVE-2013-5802, CVE-2013-5823, CVE-2013-5825, CVE-2013-5780, CVE-2013-5803 and CVE-2013-5372)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Information Server is impacted by security vulnerabilities in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition™ that affect availability and confidentiality.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5802
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAXP component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.

CVSS:
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)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server XML Pack Versions 8.5, 8.7, and 9.1 running on all platforms

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5823

DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security 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/87989 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV/N:AC/L:Au/N:C/N:I/N:A/P)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server XML Pack Versions 8.5, 8.7, and 9.1 running on Solaris and HP.

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5825

DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability 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)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server XML Pack Versions 8.5, 8.7, and 9.1 running on all platforms

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5780

DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/88001 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV/N:AC/M:Au/N:C/P:I/N:A/N)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server Versions 8.0, 8.1, 8.5, 8.7, and 9.1 running on all platforms

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5803

DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the JGSS component could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a partial availability impact using unknown attack vectors.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/88008 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV/N:AC/H:Au/N:C/N:I/N:A/P)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server Business Glossary Version 9.1 running on all platforms

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5372

DESCRIPTION:
The XML4J parser is vulnerable 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)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server XML Pack Versions 8.5, 8.7, and 9.1 running on all platforms

Affected Products and Versions

IBM InfoSphere Information Server Versions 8.0, 8.1, 8.5, 8.7, and 9.1 running on all platforms
See individual CVEs for additional details.

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
InfoSphere Information Server 9.1 JR48770 --Apply JR48770
InfoSphere Information Server 8.7 JR48770 --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 8.7 Fix Pack 2
--Apply JR48770
InfoSphere Information Server 8.5 JR48770 --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 8.5 Fix Pack 3
--Apply JR48770
InfoSphere Information Server 8.0, 8.1 None Contact IBM customer support.
Note: The same fix may be listed under multiple vulnerabilities. Installing the fix addresses all vulnerabilities to which the fix applies. Also, some fixes require installing both a fix pack and a subsequent patch. While the fix pack must be installed first, any additional patches required may be installed in any order.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known, apply fixes

References

Related information

Change History

28 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

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:

InfoSphere Information Server

Software version:

8.0.1, 8.1, 8.5, 8.7, 9.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1667825

Modified date:

2014-03-28

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