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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in current releases of the IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition

Security Bulletin


Summary

Java SE issues disclosed in the Oracle January 2015 Critical Patch Update plus two additional vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Details

CVE IDs: CVE-2014-6549 CVE-2015-0408 CVE-2015-0412 CVE-2015-0395 CVE-2015-0403 CVE-2015-0406 CVE-2015-0410 CVE-2015-0407 CVE-2015-0400 CVE-2014-6587 CVE-2014-6593 CVE-2014-6591 CVE-2014-6585 CVE-2014-8891 and CVE-2014-8892

DESCRIPTION: This bulletin covers all applicable Java SE CVEs published by Oracle as part of their January 2015 Critical Patch Update. For more information please refer to Oracle's January 2015 CPU Advisory and the X-Force database entries referenced below.

It also describes two additional vulnerabilities: CVE-2014-8891 and CVE-2014-8892.

CVEID: CVE-2014-6549
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100141 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2015-0408
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the RMI component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100142 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2015-0412
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the JAX-WS component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100140 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2015-0395
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Hotspot component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100143 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2015-0403
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100145 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2015-0406
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Deployment component has partial confidentiality impact, no integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100147 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-0410
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security component could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100151 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2015-0407
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Swing component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100150 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-0400
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100149 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-6587
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and partial availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100152 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-6593
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the JSSE component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100153 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-6591
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the 2D component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100155 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-6585
DESCRIPTION:
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the 2D component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100154 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2014-8891
DESCRIPTION:
 A vulnerability in the IBM implementation of the Java Virtual Machine may, under very limited circumstances, allow untrusted code running under a security manager to escalate its privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99010 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVEID: CVE-2014-8892
DESCRIPTION:
 A vulnerability in the IBM implementation of the Java Virtual Machine may, under very limited circumstances, allow untrusted code running under a security manager to bypass permission checks and view sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99011 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 8 and earlier releases
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 2 and earlier releases
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 2 and earlier releases
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 8 and earlier releases
These vulnerabilities affect IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 2 and earlier releases

Remediation/Fixes

The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 9 and subsequent releases
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 3 and subsequent releases
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 6R1 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 3 and subsequent releases
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 8 Fix Pack 10 and subsequent releases
The fixes for these vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 2 Fix Pack 10 and subsequent releases

For detailed information on which CVEs affect which releases, please refer to the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Alerts page.

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition releases can be downloaded, subject to the terms of the developerWorks license, from here

IBM customers requiring an update for an SDK shipped with an IBM product should contact IBM support, and/or refer to the appropriate product security bulletin.

APAR numbers are as follows:

IV68794 (CVE-2014-6549)
IV68796 (CVE-2015-0408)
IV68798 (CVE-2015-0412)
IV68799 (CVE-2015-0395)
IV68801 (CVE-2015-0403)
IV68802 (CVE-2015-0406)
IV68803 (CVE-2015-0410)
IV68805 (CVE-2015-0407)
IV68807 (CVE-2015-0400)
IV68810 (CVE-2014-6587)
IV68811 (CVE-2014-6593)
IV68813 (CVE-2014-6591)
IV68815 (CVE-2014-6585)
IV68823 (CVE-2014-8891)
IV68825 (CVE-2014-8892)

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

3 February 2015: Original Version Published
5 February 2015: Minor typographical fixes

*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: Runtimes for Java Technology

Software version: 5.0, 6.0, 6.1, 7.0, 7.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows, z/OS

Reference #: 1695474

Modified date: 06 February 2015


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