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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM Spectrum Protect Server, Operations Center, and Client Management Service (CVE-2020-14782, CVE-2020-27221)

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Summary

Vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ affect IBM Spectrum Protect Server, IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center, and IBM Spectrum Protect Client Management Server. These Java vulnerabilities were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in October 2020 and January 2021.

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: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190100 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)

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 Spectrum Protect Server8.1.0.000-8.1.11.000
7.1.0.000-7.1.13.000
IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center8.1.0.000-8.1.11.000
7.1.0.000-7.1.13.000
IBM Spectrum Protect Client Management Service8.1.0.000-8.1.11.000
7.1.0.000-7.1.13.000

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Spectrum Protect
Server Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
           8.1  8.1.11.100AIX
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6442973
           7.1  7.1.13.100AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6442977


IBM Spectrum Protect
Operations Center Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
       8.1  8.1.11.100AIX
Linux
Windows
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6442971
       7.1  7.1.13.100AIX
Linux
Windows

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6442975


IBM Spectrum Protect
Client Management Service Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
       8.1   8.1.11.100Linux
Windows

https://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/patches/cms/8.1.11.100

       7.1   7.1.13.100Linux
Windows

https://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/patches/cms/7.1.13.100




Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

15 April 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:
15 April 2021

UID

ibm16442991