Multiple vulnerabilities have been identified in Oracle Jan 2021 CPU for Java 8 which is shipped with IBM® Intelligent Operations Center. Information about these vulnerabilities affecting IBM® Intelligent Operations Center have been published and addressed the applicable CVEs.
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190121 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
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
|Intelligent Operations Center (IOC)||5.1.0, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 5.2, 5.2.1|
The recommended solution is to apply an interim fix that contains the fix for this issue as soon as practical.
Download the IBM Intelligent Operations Center Version 5.2.2 is an upgrade to IBM Intelligent Operations Center Version 5.1 through IBM Intelligent Operations Center Version 5.2 from the following link:
Installation instructions for the fix are included in the readme document that is in the fix package.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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06 Sep 2021: Initial Publication
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06 September 2021