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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect IBM Tivoli Netcool Impact (CVE-2020-14803, CVE-2020-27221)

Security Bulletin


Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition, Version 8 used by IBM Tivoli Netcool Impact. IBM Tivoli Netcool Impact has addressed the applicable CVEs. These issues were disclosed in the Oracle January 2021 Critical Patch Update, plus CVE-2020-27221.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14803
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190121 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

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 Netcool Impact7.1.0.0 ~ 7.1.0.20

Remediation/Fixes

ProductVRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
IBM Tivoli Netcool Impact 7.1.07.1.0.21IJ31517IBM Tivoli Netcool Impact 7.1.0 FP21

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Change History

12 Feb 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
23 March 2021

UID

ibm16435179