There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition, Versions 7, 7.1, 8 used by AIX. AIX has addressed the applicable CVEs.
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Library component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/205796 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the JNDI component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service resulting in a low availability impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/205856 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
Note: Recommended remediation is to always install the most recent Java package available for the respective Java version.
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7 Service Refresh 10 Fix Pack 90 and subsequent releases:
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 7R1 Service Refresh 4 Fix Pack 90 and subsequent releases:
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version 8 Service Refresh 6 Fix Pack 35 and subsequent releases:
Workarounds and Mitigations
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14 Sep 2021: Initial Publication
12 October 2021: Removed CVE-2021-2161 and CVE-2021-2388 from initial publication
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04 November 2021