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Security Bulletin: A Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime Affects IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX

Security Bulletin


Summary

There is a vulnerability in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Versions 8.0.6.15 and 8.0.5.40, used by IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX. IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX has addressed the applicable CVE.

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 Connect:Direct for UNIX6.1.0
IBM Connect:Direct for UNIX6.0.0
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX4.3.0
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX4.2.0

Remediation/Fixes


V.R.M.FAPARRemediation/First Fix
6.1.0IT36111Apply 6.1.0.3.iFix007, available on Fix Central
6.0.0IT36111Apply 6.0.0.2.iFix091, available on Fix Central
4.3.0IT36111Apply 4.3.0.1.iFix073, available on Fix Central
4.2.0IT36111Apply 4.2.0.5.iFix051, available on Fix Central

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

23 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.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
23 March 2021

UID

ibm16435271