IBM Support

Security Bulletin: IBM i Access for Windows affected by vulnerability CVE-2015-7416.

Security Bulletin


IBM i Access for Windows is affected by vulnerability CVE-2015-7416. This vulnerability affects the Windows system running the IBM i Access for Windows product.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-7416
DESCRIPTION: IBM i Access for Windows AFP Workbench Viewer contains a vulnerability that could allow a local denial of service. A local user could create a specially crafted workbench file that could cause the AFP viewer to crash.
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:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Release 7.1 of IBM i Access for Windows is affected.


The issue can be fixed by obtaining and applying the Service Pack SI57907.
The vulnerability can be remediated by applying Service Pack SI57907. The Service Pack is available at:

Release 7.1 of IBM i Access for Windows is supported and will be fixed.

Release 7.1 – SI57907

Important note: IBM recommends that all users running unsupported versions of affected products upgrade to supported and fixed version of affected products.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known

Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins


Related information


Rocco Calvi

*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.


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.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Operating System IBM i 7.1

Document information

More support for: IBM i
Access for Windows

Software version: 7.1.0

Operating system(s): IBM i

Reference #: N1020995

Modified date: 18 November 2015