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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in IBM Java Runtime affect IBM Integration Bus and IBM App Connect Enterpise v11, V12 (CVE-2021-2161)

Security Bulletin


Vulnerabilities in IBM® SDK Java™ Technology Edition, used by IBM Integration Bus & IBM App Connect Enterprise v11, V12. These issues were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in April 2021

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: 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

IBM App Connect Enterprise V12 , V12.0.1.0

IBM App Connect Enterprise V11 , V11.0.0.0 - V11.0.0.13

IBM Integration Bus V10.0.0.0 - V10.0.0.23

IBM Integration Bus V9.0.0.0 - V9.0.0.11


Remediation / Fix
IBM App Connect Enterprise V12V12.0.1.0
Interim fix for APAR IT36290 available here on IBM Fix Central for all the platforms.
IBM App Connect Enterprise V11V11.0.0.0 - V11.0.0.13IT36290
The APAR is availble in fix pack
IBM Integration BusV10.0.0.0 - V10.0.0.23IT36290
The APAR is available in fix pack
IBM Integration BusV9.0.0.0 - V9.0.0.11IT36290Contact IBM support to request for fix
IBM Integration Bus v9  is  no longer in full support;IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.

If you are a customer with extended support and require a fix, contact IBM support

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

09 Sep 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


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Document Information

Modified date:
14 September 2021