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

Security Bulletin


There is a vulnerability in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Versions,,,,,, and, used by IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX on AIX, Linux, Solaris, and HP-UX platforms. IBM Sterling Connect:Direct for UNIX has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14782
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
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:N/I:L/A:N)

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


V.R.M.FAPARRemediation/First Fix
6.1.0IT36111Apply, available in cumulative on Fix Central
6.0.0IT36111Apply, available in cumulative on Fix Central
4.3.0IT36111Apply, available in cumulative on Fix Central
4.2.0IT36111Apply, available in cumulative on Fix Central

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

31 Mar 2021: Initial Publication
13 Oct 2021: Updated with HP-UX fix information.

*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


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Document Information

Modified date:
13 October 2021