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Security Bulletin: CVE-2021-2161 may affect IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition

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Summary

CVE-2021-2161 was disclosed in the Oracle April 2021 Critical Patch Update.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-2161
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/200290 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

7.0.0.0 - 7.0.10.80
7.1.0.0 - 7.1.4.80
8.0.0.0 - 8.0.6.25
11.0.0.0 - 11.0.10.0

Note: CVE-2021-2161 is applicable only on Windows.

Remediation/Fixes

7.0.10.85
7.1.4.85
8.0.6.30
11.0.11.0

Please refer to the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Vulnerabilities page for more information.

IBM customers requiring an update for an SDK shipped with an IBM product should contact IBM support, and/or refer to the appropriate product security bulletin.

APAR number:

IJ32230 (CVE-2021-2161)

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

19 May 2021: Initial Publication
21 May 2021: Added note about platform applicability
28 May 2021: Added 11.0.11.0 to fixed releases

*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:
28 May 2021

UID

ibm16454459