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Software Vulnerability Information

Update: March 7, 2011

When a logical J2EE server or a logical user server is started from Cosminexus Manager in Cosminexus Application Server, sometimes the group permissions of another user are granted to the activated server process. As a result, the process might be able to access files and directories illegally.

Vulnerability ID

HS07-025

Vulnerability description

When either of the following logical servers are started from Cosminexus Manager in Cosminexus Application Server, sometimes the group permissions of another user are granted to the activated server process:

Logical J2EE server
The above problem occurs if the Component Container administrator has been registered and the logical J2EE server process is started from the management server. For logical J2EE servers, the affected Cosminexus versions are 06-50 and later.
Logical user server
The above problem occurs if user-id tags and group-id tags have been set in the user server definition file, and the logical user server process is started from the management server. For logical user servers, the affected Cosminexus versions are 07-00 and later.

Affected products and versions are listed below. Please upgrade your version to the appropriate version.

Affected products

The information is organized under the following headings:

(Example)
Product name: Gives the name of the affected product.

Version:

Platform
Gives the affected version.

Product name(*2): uCosminexus Application Server Enterprise
Product name(*2): uCosminexus Application Server Standard

Version(s):

Linux
07-00 to 07-00-01, 07-10
AIX
07-00, 07-10
Solaris
07-00
HP-UX
07-10
Linux(IPF)
07-10
HP-UX(IPF)
07-00, 07-10

Product name(*2): uCosminexus Service Platform

Version(s):

Linux
07-00, 07-10
AIX
07-10

Product name: uCosminexus Application Server Standard
Product name: uCosminexus Application Server Enterprise

Version(s):

Linux
06-70 to 06-70-/B(*1), 06-71 to 06-71-/B
AIX
06-70 to 06-70-/D
Solaris
06-70 to 06-70-/C
HP-UX
06-70 to 06-70-/C, 06-72 to 06-72-/A
Linux(IPF)
06-70 to 06-70-/B
HP-UX(IPF)
06-70 to 06-70-/G

Product name: Cosminexus Application Server Standard Version 6
Product name: Cosminexus Application Server Enterprise Version 6

Version(s):

Linux
06-50 to 06-50-/C(*1), 06-51 to 06-51-/C
AIX
06-50 to 06-50-/F
Solaris
06-50 to 06-50-/C(*1)
HP-UX
06-50 to 06-50-/E(*1)
Linux(IPF)
06-50 to 06-50-/B(*1), 06-51 to 06-51-/B(*1)
HP-UX(IPF)
06-50 to 06-50-/C(*1)

Product name: Electronic Form Workflow - Standard Set
Product name: Electronic Form Workflow - Professional Library Set

Version(s):

Linux
07-00 to 07-00-/B
*1
For details about these versions, contact your Hitachi support service representative.

Fixed products

The information is organized under the following headings:

(Example)
Product name: Gives the name of the fixed product.

Version:

Platform
Gives the fixed version, and release date.

Scheduled version:

Platform
Gives the fixed version scheduled to be released.

Product name(*2): uCosminexus Application Server Standard
Product name(*2): uCosminexus Application Server Enterprise

Version(s)(*4)(*5):

Linux(IPF)
07-10-01 May 21, 2007

Fixed component product name(*4)(*5):

  • Cosminexus Component Container

Fixed component product version(s)(*4)(*5):

Linux
07-00-12 April 2, 2007
07-10-06 March 29, 2007
AIX
07-00-12 April 2, 2007
07-10-06 March 29, 2007
Solaris
07-00-12 May 23, 2007
HP-UX
07-10-08 June 1, 2007
Linux(IPF)
07-10-06 March 27, 2007
HP-UX(IPF)
07-00-12 May 23, 2007
07-10-08 June 1, 2007

Product name(*2): uCosminexus Service Platform

Fixed component product name(*4)(*5):

  • Cosminexus Component Container

Fixed component product version(s)(*4)(*5):

Linux
07-00-12 April 2, 2007
07-10-06 March 29, 2007
AIX
07-10-06 March 29, 2007

Product name: uCosminexus Application Server Standard
Product name: uCosminexus Application Server Enterprise

Version(s)(*4):

Linux
06-71-/C May 21, 2007
AIX
06-70-/E April 2, 2007
Linux(IPF)
06-70-/C June 5, 2007
HP-UX(IPF)
06-70-/I May 29, 2007
Solaris
06-70-/D September 20, 2007
HP-UX
06-70-/D November 1, 2007
06-72-/B October 15, 2007

Product name: Cosminexus Application Server Standard Version 6
Product name: Cosminexus Application Server Enterprise Version 6

Version(s)(*4):

Linux
06-51-/D May 7, 2007
AIX
06-50-/G June 21, 2007

Product name(*3): Electronic Form Workflow - Standard Set
Product name(*3): Electronic Form Workflow - Professional Library Set

Fixed component product name(*4)(*5):

  • Cosminexus Component Container

Fixed component product version(s)(*4)(*5):

Linux
07-00-12 April 2, 2007

For details on the fixed products, contact your Hitachi support service representative.

*2
If your system uses any of these products, apply either the fixed version of the product or the fixed Cosminexus Component Container version, which is a component product of these products.
For details about the required fixed version of Cosminexus Component Container, contact your Hitachi support service representative.
*3
If your system uses any of these products, apply the fixed Cosminexus Component Container version, which is a component product of these products.
For details about the required fixed version of Cosminexus Component Container, contact your Hitachi support service representative.
*4
After the fixed version is applied, the logical J2EE server process is only assigned the permissions of the Component Container administrators group and any user groups to which the Component Container administrator belongs. If your J2EE application requires the use of other permissions, an unexpected error might occur.
*5
After the fixed version is applied, the logical user server process is only assigned the permissions of the user groups set in the group-id tags and the user groups to which the user set in the user-id tag belongs. If your user application requires the use of other permissions, an unexpected error might occur.

Revision history

March 7, 2011
Information about affected products and fixed versions are updated.
December 25, 2007
Information about fixed versions is updated.
August 24, 2007
This page is released.
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