There is a vulnerability in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Version 188.8.131.52 and earlier, 184.108.40.206 and earlier, 220.127.116.11 and earlier, 18.104.22.168 and earlier, 22.214.171.124 and earlier used by IBM® Db2®. This issue was disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in October 2018.
If you run your own Java code using the IBM Java Runtime delivered with this product, you should evaluate your code to determine whether the complete list of vulnerabilities are applicable to your code. For a complete list of vulnerabilities please refer to the link for “IBM Java SDK Security Bulletin" located in the “References” section for more information.
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE related to the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit JSSE component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause low confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and low availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See
for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
All fix pack levels of IBM Db2 V9.7, V10.1, V10.5, and V11.1 editions on all platforms are affected.
The recommended solution is to apply the appropriate fix for this vulnerability.
The fix for this vulnerability is in the latest version of IBM JDK. Customers running any vulnerable fixpack level of an affected Program, V10.1, V10.5 or V11.1 can download the latest version of IBM JDK from Fix Central . To obtain the latest version of IBM JDK 126.96.36.199 or 188.8.131.52, which are out of service, please contact IBM technical support.
Affected IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition, Version:
- 184.108.40.206 and earlier
- 220.127.116.11 and earlier
- 18.104.22.168 and earlier
- 22.214.171.124 and earlier
- 126.96.36.199 and earlier
Fixes for applicable vulnerabilities are included in IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition:
Refer to the table below to determine the IBM JDK level that contains the fix. Then follow the instructions below to perform the JDK installation.
|Db2 Release||Fixed IBM Release|
|V9.7.x||188.8.131.52 or later|
|V10.1.x||184.108.40.206 or later|
|V10.5.x||220.127.116.11 or later (18.104.22.168 or later for LinuxIA64)|
|V11.1.x||22.214.171.124 or later|
Instructions for IBM JDK Installation can be found here:
Workarounds and Mitigations
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8 January 2019: Original version 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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13 February 2019