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Security Bulletin: IBM Sterling Connect:Direct FTP+ is affected by a vulnerability in the IBM Runtime Environment, Java™ Technology Edition (CVE-2013-1500)

Security Bulletin


IBM Sterling Connect:Direct FTP+ is shipped with IBM Runtime Environment, Java™ Technology Edition (the “IBM RE”), that is based on an Oracle Java Runtime Environment (JRE). Oracle has released the June 2013 critical patch updates (CPU) that contain security vulnerability fixes for the JRE. The IBM RE has been updated to incorporate these fixes and security fixes that are specific to the IBM RE. IBM Sterling Connect:Direct FTP+ is affected by one of the vulnerabilities in the CPU, and the IBM RE shipped with IBM Sterling Connect:Direct FTP+ has been updated to remediate the vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2013-1500
CVSS Base Score: 3.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Sterling Connect:Direct FTP+ through iFix 003
IBM Sterling Connect:Direct FTP+ 1.1.00 through 1.1.15 fix 008



1.2.0IC99435Apply iFix 004 or later available on Fix Central
1.1IC99435Apply 1.1.15 fix 009 or later available on IWM

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

28 February 2014: Original Copy Published

*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 Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018