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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect Watson Explorer and Watson Explorer Content Analytics Studio (CVE-2022-21496, CVE-2022-21299)

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## Summary There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Version 8 used by Watson Explorer and Watson Explorer Content Analytics Studio. Watson Explorer and Watson Explorer Content Analytics Studio have addressed the applicable CVEs. ## Vulnerability Details ** CVEID: **[CVE-2022-21496](<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-21496>) ** DESCRIPTION: **An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the JNDI component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact. CVSS Base score: 5.3 CVSS Temporal Score: See: [ https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/224777](<https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/224777>) for the current score. CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N) ** CVEID: **[CVE-2022-21299](<http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2022-21299>) ** DESCRIPTION: **An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the JAXP component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors. CVSS Base score: 5.3 CVSS Temporal Score: See: [ https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/217594](<https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/217594>) for the current score. CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L) ## Affected Products and Versions Affected Product(s)| Version(s) ---|--- IBM Watson Explorer DAE Foundational Components| 12.0.0.0, 12.0.1, 12.0.2.0 - 12.0.2.2, 12.0.3.0 - 12.0.3.10 IBM Watson Explorer DAE Analytical Components| 12.0.0.0, 12.0.1, 12.0.2.0 - 12.0.2.2, 12.0.3.0 - 12.0.3.10 IBM Watson Explorer DAE oneWEX| 12.0.0.0, 12.0.1, 12.0.2.0 - 12.0.2.2, 12.0.3.0 - 12.0.3.10 IBM Watson Explorer Foundational Components| 11.0.0.0 - 11.0.0.3, 11.0.1, 11.0.2.0 - 11.0.2.14 IBM Watson Explorer Foundational Components Annotation Administration Console| 12.0.0.0, 12.0.1, 12.0.2.0 - 12.0.2.2, 12.0.3.0 - 12.0.3.10 IBM Watson Explorer Foundational Components Annotation Administration Console| 11.0.0.0 - 11.0.0.3, 11.0.1, 11.0.2.0 - 11.0.2.14 IBM Watson Explorer Analytical Components| 11.0.0.0 - 11.0.0.3, 11.0.1, 11.0.2.0 - 11.0.2.14 IBM Watson Explorer Content Analytics Studio| 12.0.0, 12.0.1, 12.0.2, 12.0.3 IBM Watson Explorer Content Analytics Studio| 11.0.0.0 - 11.0.0.3, 11.0.1, 11.0.2.0 - 11.0.2.2 ## Remediation/Fixes **Affected Produc****t**| **Affected Versions**| **Required IBM Java Runtime**| **How to acquire and apply the fix** ---|---|---|--- IBM Watson Explorer DAE Foundational Components| 12.0.0.0, 12.0.1, 12.0.2.0 - 12.0.2.2, 12.0.3.0 - 12.0.3.10| JVM 8 SR7 FP10 or later| 1. If you have not already installed, install V12.0.3.10 (see the Fix Pack [download document](<http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6579251>)). If you upgrade to Version 12.0.3.10 after you update IBM Java Runtime, your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps. 2. Download the IBM Java Runtime, Version 8 package for your operating system from [Fix Central](<https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Watson%2BGroup&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Data+Explorer&release=12.0.3.10&platform=All&function=all>): interim fix **12.0.3.10-WS-WatsonExplorer-DAEFoundational-<OS>-8SR7FP11** or later (for example, 12.0.3.10-WS-WatsonExplorer-DAEFoundational-Linux-8SR7FP11). 3. To apply the fix, follow the steps in [Updating IBM Java Runtime](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6565665>). IBM Watson Explorer DAE Analytical Components| 12.0.0.0, 12.0.1, 12.0.2.0 - 12.0.2.2, 12.0.3.0 - 12.0.3.10| JVM 8 SR7 FP10 or later| 1. If you have not already installed, install V12.0.3.10 (see the Fix Pack [download document](<http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6579283>)). If you upgrade to Version 12.0.3.10 after you update IBM Java Runtime, your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps. 2. Download the IBM Java Runtime, Version 8 package for your operating system from [Fix Central](<https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Watson%2BGroup&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Data+Explorer&release=12.0.3.10&platform=All&function=all>): interim fix **12.0.3.10-WS-WatsonExplorer-DAEAnalytical-<OS>-8SR7FP11** or later (for example, 12.0.3.10-WS-WatsonExplorer-DAEAnalytical-Linux-8SR7FP11). 3. To apply the fix, follow the steps in [Updating IBM Java Runtime](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/259439>). IBM Watson Explorer DAE oneWEX| 12.0.0.0, 12.0.0.1, 12.0.1, 12.0.2.0 - 12.0.2.2, 12.0.3.0 - 12.0.3.10| JVM 8 SR7 FP10 or later| 1. If you have not already installed, install V12.0.3.10 (see the Fix Pack [download document](<http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6579247>)). If you upgrade to Version 12.0.3.10 after you update IBM Java Runtime, your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps. 2. Download the IBM Java Runtime, Version 8 package for your operating system from [Fix Central](<https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Watson%2BGroup&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Data+Explorer&release=12.0.3.10&platform=All&function=all>): interim fix **12.0.3.10-WS-WatsonExplorer-DAEoneWEX-8SR7FP11**. 3. To apply the fix, follow the steps in [Updating IBM Java Runtime](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6441277>). IBM Watson Explorer Foundational Components| 11.0.0.0 - 11.0.0.3, 11.0.1, 11.0.2.0 - 11.0.2.14| JVM 8 SR7 FP10 or later| 1. If you have not already installed, install V11.0.2 Fix Pack 14 (see the Fix Pack [download document](<http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6579241>)). If you upgrade to Version 11.0.2.14 after you update IBM Java Runtime, your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps. 2. Download the IBM Java Runtime, Version 8 package for your edition (Enterprise or Advanced) and operating system from [Fix Central](<https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Watson%2BGroup&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Data+Explorer&release=11.0.2.14&platform=All&function=all>): interim fix **11.0.2.14-WS-WatsonExplorer-<Edition>Foundational-<OS>-8SR7FP11** or later (for example, 11.0.2.14-WS-WatsonExplorer-EEFoundational-Linux-8SR7FP11). 3. To apply the fix, follow the steps in [Updating IBM Java Runtime](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6565665>). IBM Watson Explorer Foundational Components Annotation Administration Console| 12.0.0.0, 12.0.1, 12.0.2.0 - 12.0.2.2, 12.0.3.0 - 12.0.3.10 | JVM 8 SR7 FP10 or later| 1. If you have not already installed, install V12.0.3.10 (see the Fix Pack [download document](<http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6579251>)). If you upgrade to Version 12.0.3.10 after you update IBM Java Runtime, your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps. 2. Download the IBM Java Runtime, Version 8 package for your operating system from [Fix Central](<https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Watson%2BGroup&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Data+Explorer&release=12.0.3.10&platform=All&function=all>): interim fix **12.0.3.10-WS-WatsonExplorer-DAEFoundationalAAC-<OS>-8SR7FP11** or later (for example, 12.0.3.10-WS-WatsonExplorer-DAEFoundationalAAC-Linux-8SR7FP11). 3. To apply the fix, follow the steps in [Updating IBM Java Runtime](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/259439>). IBM Watson Explorer Foundational Components Annotation Administration Console| 11.0.0.0 - 11.0.0.3, 11.0.1, 11.0.2.0 - 11.0.2.14| JVM 8 SR7 FP10 or later| 1. If you have not already installed, install V11.0.2 Fix Pack 14 (see the Fix Pack [download document](<http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6579241>)). If you upgrade to Version 11.0.2.14 after you update IBM Java Runtime, your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps. 2. Download the IBM Java Runtime, Version 8 package for your edition (Enterprise or Advanced) and operating system from [Fix Central](<https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Watson%2BGroup&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Data+Explorer&release=11.0.2.14&platform=All&function=all>): interim fix **11.0.2.14-WS-WatsonExplorer-<Edition>FoundationalAAC-<OS>-8SR7FP11** or later (for example, 11.0.2.14-WS-WatsonExplorer-EEFoundationalAAC-Linux-8SR7FP11). 3. To apply the fix, follow the steps in [Updating IBM Java Runtime](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/259439>). IBM Watson Explorer Analytical Components| 11.0.0.0 - 11.0.0.3, 11.0.1, 11.0.2.0 - 11.0.2.14| JVM 8 SR7 FP10 or later| 1. If you have not already installed, install V11.0.2 Fix Pack 14 (see the Fix Pack [download document](<http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6579243>)). If you upgrade to Version 11.0.2.14 after you update IBM Java Runtime, your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps. 2. Download the IBM Java Runtime, Version 8 package for your edition (Enterprise or Advanced) and operating system from [Fix Central](<https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Watson%2BGroup&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Data+Explorer&release=11.0.2.14&platform=All&function=all>): interim fix **11.0.2.14-WS-WatsonExplorer-<Edition>Analytical-<OS>-8SR7FP11** or later (for example, 11.0.2.14-WS-WatsonExplorer-EEAnalytical-Linux-8SR7FP11). 3. To apply the fix, follow the steps in [Updating IBM Java Runtime](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/259439>). IBM Watson Explorer Content Analytics Studio| 12.0.0, 12.0.1, 12.0.2, 12.0.3| JVM 8 SR7 FP10 or later| 1. If you have not already installed, install Version 12.0.3. For information about Version 12.0.3, and links to the software and release notes, see the [download document](<https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10880811>). If you upgrade to Version 12.0.3 after you update IBM Java Runtime, your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps. 2. Download the IBM Java Runtime, Version 8 package and operating system from [Fix Central](<https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Watson%2BGroup&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Data+Explorer&release=12.0.3.0&platform=All&function=all>): interim fix **12.0.3.0-WS-WatsonExplorer-DAEAnalytical-CAStudio-8SR7FP11** or later (for example, 12.0.3.0-WS-WatsonExplorer-AEAnalytical-CAStudio-8SR7FP11, which includes 64-bit version of IBM Java Runtime). 3. To apply the fix, follow the steps in [Updating IBM Java Runtime](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/561503>). IBM Watson Explorer Content Analytics Studio| 11.0.0.0 - 11.0.0.3, 11.0.1, 11.0.2.0 - 11.0.2.2 | JVM 8 SR7 FP10 or later| 1. If you have not already installed, install Version 11.0.2.2. If you upgrade to Version 11.0.2.2 after you update IBM Java Runtime, your changes are lost and you must repeat the steps. * For information about Version 11.0.2, and links to the software and release notes, see the [download document](<http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24042893>). * For information about upgrading, see the [upgrade procedures](<http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27049072>).For information about Version 11.0.2.2, see the [download document](<http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24044331>). 2. Download the IBM Java Runtime, Version 8 package and operating system from [Fix Central](<https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Watson%2BGroup&product=ibm/Information+Management/InfoSphere+Data+Explorer&release=11.0.2.2&platform=All&function=all>): interim fix **11.0.2.2-WS-WatsonExplorer-AEAnalytical-CAStudio-8SR7FP11** or later (for example, 11.0.2.2-WS-WatsonExplorer-AEAnalytical-CAStudio-8SR7FP11, which includes 64-bit version of IBM Java Runtime). 3. To apply the fix, follow the steps in [Updating IBM Java Runtime](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/561503>). ## Workarounds and Mitigations None ## Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins Subscribe to [My Notifications](< http://www-01.ibm.com/software/support/einfo.html>) to be notified of important product support alerts like this. ### References [Complete CVSS v3 Guide](<http://www.first.org/cvss/user-guide> "Link resides outside of ibm.com" ) [On-line Calculator v3](<http://www.first.org/cvss/calculator/3.0> "Link resides outside of ibm.com" ) Off ## Related Information [IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal](<http://www.ibm.com/security/secure-engineering/bulletins.html>) [IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog](<http://www.ibm.com/blogs/psirt>) ## Acknowledgement ## Change History 17 Aug 2022: Initial Publication *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 Review the [IBM security bulletin disclaimer and definitions](<https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6610583#disclaimer>) regarding your responsibilities for assessing potential impact of security vulnerabilities to your environment. ## Document Location Worldwide [{"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SS8NLW","label":"Watson Explorer"},"Component":"","Platform":[{"code":"PF002","label":"AIX"},{"code":"PF016","label":"Linux"},{"code":"PF033","label":"Windows"}],"Version":"11.0.0, 11.0.1, 11.0.2, 12.0.0, 12.0.1, 12.0.2, 12.0.3","Edition":"","Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"}}]


Affected Software


CPE Name Name Version
watson explorer 11.0.0
watson explorer 11.0.1
watson explorer 11.0.2
watson explorer 12.0.0
watson explorer 12.0.1
watson explorer 12.0.2
watson explorer 12.0.3

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