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Security Bulletin: An unspecified vulnerability could cause a denial of service for WebSphere eXtreme Scale 8.6 (CVE-2015-4936)

Security Bulletin


An unspecified vulnerability in WebSphere eXtreme Scale 8.6 can cause a denial of service.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-4936

DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability could cause a denial of service for WebSphere eXtreme Scale 8.6 servers.

CVSS Base Score: 5

CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

WebSphere eXtreme Scale 8.6

Workarounds and Mitigations

None. For WebSphere eXtreme Scale, apply the appropriate fix. Only the server processes must be updated.

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Change History

01 August 2015: Original version published

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018