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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime affects IBM MessageGateway (CVE-2020-14781)

Security Bulletin


There is a vulnerability in IBM Runtime Environment Java Version 8.0 used by IBM MessageGateway. This issue was disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in October, 2020.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14781
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the JNDI component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM WIoTP MessageGateway5.0.0.1
IBM IoT MessageSight5.0.0.0
IBM IoT MessageSight2.0.0.2



VRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
IBM WIoTP MessageGateway
IBM MessageSight
IBM MessageSight

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

23 Feb 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
24 February 2021