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Security Bulletin: CVE-2021-2161 may affect IBM® SDK, Java™ Technology Edition for Content Collector for Email, Content Collector for File Systems, Content Collector for Microsoft SharePoint and Content Collector for IBM Connections

Security Bulletin


CVE-2021-2161 was disclosed in the Oracle April 2021 Critical Patch Update.

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

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
Content Collector for IBM Connections4.0.x


Product VRMRemediation
Content Collector for Email4.0.1Use Content Collector for Email Interim Fix IF003
Content Collector for File Systems4.0.1Use Content Collector for File Systems Interim Fix IF003
Content Collector for Microsoft SharePoint4.0.1Use Content Collector for Microsoft SharePoint Interim Fix IF003
Content Collector for IBM Connections4.0.1Use Content Collector for IBM Connections Interim Fix IF003

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

08 Sep 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
08 September 2021