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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms Jan 2021 CPU (CVE-2020-27221)

Security Bulletin


Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition, Version 7 used by 4.1.0.0 to 4.1.0.3 and Version 8 used by 4.1.0.4 to 4.1.0.6 of IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in Jan 2021.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-27221
DESCRIPTION:   Eclipse OpenJ9 is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow when the virtual machine or JNI natives are converting from UTF-8 characters to platform encoding. By sending an overly long string, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/195353 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms4.1

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the corresponding fix to IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms. To select the fix you need to apply in your environment, click on 'Download link' in the table below.

If you are running IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 4.1.0.0 - 4.1.0.3, please apply interim fix "4.1.0.3-TIV-ITSAMP-<OS>-IF0015" where <OS> represents the operating system for which you want to install the interim fix of this product version. You can apply this interim fix on top of any fixpack of version between 4.1.0.0 to 4.1.0.3.

If you are running IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 4.1.0.4, please apply interim fix "4.1.0.4-TIV-ITSAMP-<OS>-IF0012" where <OS> represents the operating system for which you want to install the interim fix of this product version. You can apply this interim fix on top of 4.1.0.4.

If you are running IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 4.1.0.5, please apply interim fix "4.1.0.5-TIV-ITSAMP-<OS>-IF0006" where <OS> represents the operating system for which you want to install the interim fix of this product version. You can apply this interim fix on top of 4.1.0.5.

If you are running IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 4.1.0.6, please apply interim fix "4.1.0.6-TIV-ITSAMP-<OS>-IF0001" where <OS> represents the operating system for which you want to install the interim fix of this product version. You can apply this interim fix on top of 4.1.0.6.


ProductVRMFAPAR
IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms4.1Download Link


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

09 Mar 2021: Final Publication

*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.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
09 March 2021

UID

ibm16427581