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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities may affect IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition

Security Bulletin


Summary

Java SE issues disclosed in the Oracle October 2020 Critical Patch Update minus CVE-2020-14781 and CVE-2020-14782. CVE-2020-14781 and CVE-2020-14782 will be covered by additional bulletins.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14792
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Hotspot component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 4.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190110 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14797
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190115 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14779
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the 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/190097 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14798
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190116 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14796
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190114 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

7.0.0.0 - 7.0.10.70
7.1.0.0 - 7.1.4.70
8.0.0.0 - 8.0.6.16

Note 1: CVE-2020-14792 only applies to IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition on Solaris, HP-UX, and Mac OS.

Note 2: CVE-2020-14798 only applies to IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition on Windows.

For detailed information on which CVEs affect which releases, please refer to the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Vulnerabilities page.

Remediation/Fixes

7.0.10.75
7.1.4.75
8.0.6.20

IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition releases can be downloaded, subject to the terms of the developerWorks license, from the Java Developer Center.

IBM customers requiring an update for an SDK shipped with an IBM product should contact IBM support, and/or refer to the appropriate product security bulletin.

APAR numbers are as follows:

IJ28908 (CVE-2020-14797)
IJ28905 (CVE-2020-14779)
IJ28906 (CVE-2020-14798)
IJ28907 (CVE-2020-14796)

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

18 Nov 2020: Initial Publication
7 Dec 2020: Added fixed release 8.0.6.20
25 Jan 2021: Updated information for CVE-2020-14781

*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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
25 January 2021

UID

ibm16370057