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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for VMware (CVE-2020-27221, CVE-2020-14782)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in October 2020 and January 2021. IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ is used by IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for VMware and may be affected by the below vulnerabilities (CVEs).

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)

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)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for VMware4.1.0.0-4.1.6.11

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for VMware
Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
PlatformLink to Fix
                 4.1  4.1.6.12Linuxhttps://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6462591


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

14 June 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 June 2021

UID

ibm16463165