There is a vulnerability in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition, Version 8 used by IBM Spectrum Scale. This vulnerability was disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in Jan 2020.
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Java SE Libraries 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: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/174601 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Spectrum Scale V126.96.36.199 through V188.8.131.52
IBM Spectrum Scale V184.108.40.206 through V220.127.116.11
For IBM Spectrum Scale V18.104.22.168 through V22.214.171.124, apply V126.96.36.199 available from FixCentral at:
For IBM Spectrum Scale V188.8.131.52 through V184.108.40.206, apply V220.127.116.11 available from FixCentral at:
Workarounds and Mitigations
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9 June 2020: Updated fix central link and release name
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09 June 2020