A security vulnerability exists in the IBM Java Runtime Environment component of WebSphere MQ, a patch for this is available in IBM SDK, Java™ 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 6
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in IBM Java could allow remote attackers to affect confidentiality and integrity via vectors related to JSSE.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90357 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM SDK, Java™ 2 Technology Edition, Version 5.0 (maintenance levels older than service refresh 16 fix pack 5) provided by WebSphere MQ 7.0.1 on all platforms (except IBM i and z/OS)
Please note that in Fix Central, an iFix is available under the APAR name, IT02621. For WebSphere MQ 7.0.1 on AIX only, this fix is labelled IT02621.1.
Workarounds and Mitigations
04 August 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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