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Security Bulletin: IBM WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Edition Vulnerabilities in Operating System

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Summary

Security vulnerabilities are often discovered in the guest operating systems that are pre-installed as part of the IBM WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor Editions. IBM recommends that you subscribe to alerts from the operating system vendors to keep your operating system up to date.

Remediation/Fixes

Install Operating System fixes as appropriate for your current WebSphere Application Server Hypervisor image.

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Important Note

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References

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Change History

16 July 2014: original document 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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018

UID

swg21675776