There is vulnerability in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Version 6 and Java™ 7 that is used by IBM Content Classification. This issue 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 Serialization 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/174531 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 Content Classification||8.8|
|IBM Content Classification||8.8||Use IBM Content Classification 8.8.8 Interim Fix 0018|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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29 Jul 2020: Initial Publication
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17 July 2020