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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition affects IBM Elastic Storage System

Security Bulletin


Summary

A vulnerability in IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition, used by IBM Elastic Storage System. This issue was 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 Elastic Storage System6.0.0 - 6.0.1.2

Remediation/Fixes

IBM recommends that you fix this vulnerability by upgrading affected versions of IBM Elastic Storage System 3000 and 5000 to the following code levels or higher:

V6.0.2.0 or later.

https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=Software%20defined%20storage&product=ibm/StorageSoftware/IBM+Elastic+Storage+Server+(ESS)&release=6.0.0&platform=All&function=all

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

18 Mar 2021: Initial 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 March 2021

UID

ibm16434159