There is a vulnerability in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Version 7 and 8 used by IBM Sterling Connect:Direct File Agent. IBM Sterling Connect:Direct File Agent has addressed the applicable CVE.
DESCRIPTION: IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Version 18.104.22.168 through 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199 through 188.8.131.52, and 184.108.40.206 through 220.127.116.11 could allow a local authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by DLL search order hijacking vulnerability in Microsoft Windows client. By placing a specially-crafted file in a compromised folder, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system. IBM X-Force ID: 172618.
CVSS Base score: 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/172618 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
|Sterling Connect Direct File Agent||1.4||Windows|
For unsupported versions IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version of the product.
|Affected Product(s)||Version(s)||APAR||Remediation / First Fix|
|Sterling Connect Direct File Agent||1.4||IT32244||Apply 18.104.22.168, available on IBM Fix Central|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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26 Mar 2020: Initial Publication
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24 July 2020