In some versions of IBM Java SDK a vulnerability related to the Kerberos component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Kerberos component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/169254 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
All fix pack levels of IBM Db2 V11.1, and V11.5 editions running on all platforms. IBM Db2 V10.5 is not affected.
The fix for this vulnerability is in a later version of IBM JDK. Customers running any vulnerable fixpack level of an affected Program, V11.1 or V11.5 can download the latest version of IBM JDK from Fix Central.
Affected IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version:
- 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206
- Java 7 is not affected.
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition:
Refer to the table below to determine the IBM JDK level that contains the fix. Then follow the instructions below to perform the JDK installation.
|Db2 Release||Fixed IBM Release|
|V11.1.x||220.127.116.11 or later|
|V11.5.x||18.104.22.168 or later|
Instructions for IBM JDK Installation can be found here:
Workarounds and Mitigations
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10 Sep 2020: Initial Publication
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10 September 2020