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Security Bulletin: The embedded help system in IBM InfoSphere Streams contains a potential vulnerability (CVE-2013-0599)

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The embedded help system in IBM InfoSphere Streams has a potential vulnerability where sensitive information about the help system’s implementation is disclosed.


CVE ID: CVE-2013-0599

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)


  • IBM InfoSphere Streams version and
  • Version 2.x and versions and higher are NOT affected and do not require a fix


    Vendor Fix(es):
    Apply IBM InfoSphere Streams Fix Pack or later from Fix Central.

    Workaround(s) & MITIGATION(s):
    None known

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    CHANGE HISTORY: Aug 07, 2013: 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 Flash.

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  • Document information

    More support for: IBM Streams

    Software version: 3.0

    Operating system(s): Linux

    Software edition: All Editions

    Reference #: 1646278

    Modified date: 08 August 2013

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