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Security Bulletin: IBM Integration Bus affected by a JDBC XA switch load files Vulnerability(CVE-2017-1418)

Security Bulletin


IBM Integration Bus ships with JDBC XA switch load files for which vulnerabilities were reported and have been addressed. Vulnerability details are listed below.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1418
DESCRIPTION: IBM Integration Bus has insecure permissions on certain files. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to modify or delete these files with an unknown impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Integration Bus V10.0.0.0 - V10.0.0.11
IBM Integration Bus V9.0.0.0 - V9.0.0.10

WebSphere Message Broker V8.0.0.0 - V8.0.0.9


Remediation / Fix
IBM Integration Bus V10.0.0.0 - V10.0.0.11 IT20598
The APAR is available in fix pack
IBM Integration Bus V9.0.0.0 - V9.0.0.10 IT20598
The APAR is available in fix pack

WebSphere Message Broker

V8.0.0.0 - V8.0.0.9 IT20598 Contact IBM support to request for Fix APAR

Websphere Message Broker V8 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.  

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
23 March 2020