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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM MessageSight (CVE-2016-3598)

Security Bulletin


There is a vulnerability in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Versions 7, 7R1 and 8 that is used by IBM MessageSight. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in July 2016.

Vulnerability Details

If you run your own Java code using the IBM Java Runtime delivered with this product, you should evaluate your code to determine whether the complete list of vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list of vulnerabilities please refer to the link for “IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin” located in the “References” section for more information.
CVEID: CVE-2016-3598
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the Libraries component has high confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and high availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 9.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

MessageSight 1.1
MessageSight 1.2 –
MessageSight 2.0





Remediation/First Fix
IBM MessageSight1.1IT177371.1.0.1-IBM-IMA-IFIT17737

IBM MessageSight

IBM MessageSight2.0IT177372.0.0.1-IBM-IMA-IFIT17737

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

03 November 2017: Original version 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.


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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018