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Security Bulletin: IBM Sterling Connect:Direct File Agent is vulnerable to an unspecified vulnerability due to IBM Java Runtime (CVE-2021-35550)

Security Bulletin


There is a vulnerability in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Version 7 and 8 used by IBM Sterling Connect:Direct File Agent. IBM Sterling Connect:Direct File Agent has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-35550
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the JSSE component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
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:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct File Agent - with bundled JRE on AIX, Linux, Solaris and Windows - with bundled JRE on HP-UX


Product(s)Version(s)APARRemediation / Fix
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct File Agent - on AIX, Linux, Solaris and Windows - on HP-UX


Apply on AIX, Linux, Solaris and Windows, available on IBM Fix Central

Apply on HP-UX, available on IBM Fix Central

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

21 Jun 2022: Initial Publication
02 Feb 2023: Added HP-UX

*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:
02 February 2023