IBM Java Quarterly Critical Patch Update - January 2014

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Abstract

This is an update for IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software to address a vulnerability in the IBM Java Runtime Environment used by the product.

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Table of Contents
Sections Description

The How critical is this fix section provides information related to the impact of this release to allow you to assess how your environment may be affected.

The Prerequisites section provides important information to review prior to the installation of this release.

The Installation instructions section provides the installation instructions necessary to apply this release into your environment.

The Download package section provides the direct link to obtain the download package for installation in your environment.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites include:

One of the following IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software versions must be installed:

The update will need 259MB of free disk space to install the interim fix.

To download and extract the compressed installation files, an additional 565MB of disk space is required.

Installation Instructions

For instructions on installing this update using Installation Manager, review the topic Updating Installed Product Packages in the IBM Knowledge Center.

Important: By default, you do not need to download the compressed files that contain the update; the update is downloaded and installed by IBM Installation Manager directly from the IBM update repository.

Instructions to download and install the update from the compressed files

  1. Download the update files from Fix Central by following the link listed in the download table below

  2. Extract the compressed files in an appropriate directory. For example, choose to extract to C:\temp\update

  3. Add the update's repository location in IBM Installation Manager:
    1. Start IBM Installation Manager.
    2. On the Start page of Installation Manager, click File > Preferences, and then click Repositories. The Repositories page opens.
    3. On the Repositories page, click Add Repository.
    4. In the Add repository window, browse to or enter the file path to the repository.config file, which is located in the directory where you extracted the compressed files and then click OK. For example, enter C:\temp\updates\repository.config.
    5. Click OK to close the Preference page.

  4. Install the update as described in the the topic "Updating Installed Product Packages" in the information center for your product and version

Download package

Click the FC link below to download the updates from Fix Central.

For IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software Version 7.0

  1. On the Select Fixes page, expand Show contained fixes under Fix pack: Rational-RAD-Java5SR16FP5-ifix (IBM Java Platform Standard Edition Version 5 SR16 FP5 iFixes)
  2. Select Rational-IDE-Java5SR16FP5-ifix-zip (IBM Java Platform Standard Edition Version 5 SR16 FP5)

For IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software Version 7.5 and 8.0

  1. On the Select Fixes page, expand Show contained fixes under Fix pack: Rational-RAD-Java6SR15FP1-ifix (IBM Java Platform Standard Edition Version 6 SR15 FP1)
  2. Select Rational-IDE-Java6SR15FP1-ifix-zip (IBM Java Platform Standard Edition Version 6 SR15 FP1)

For IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software Version 8.5 and 9.0

  1. On the Select Fixes page, expand Show contained fixes under Fix pack: Rational-RAD-Java7SR6FP1-ifix (IBM Java Platform Standard Edition Version 7 SR6 FP1 iFixes)
  2. Select Rational-IDE-Java7SR6FP1-ifix-zip (IBM Java Platform Standard Edition Version 7 SR6 FP1 iFixes (IX90136+IX90137+IV39749)

How critical is this fix?

Impact Assessment
Impact Description

This download provides an update for IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software to address the vulnerability outlined in the following security bulletin:

Security Bulletin: IBM Java Quarterly CPU - Jan 2014 affecting Rational Application Developer (CVE-2014-0411)

The fix upgrades the IBM Java Development Kit for Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software to the following versions:

  • Version 7.0: Updates to IBM Java 5 SR16-FP5
  • Version 7.5: Updates to IBM Java 6 SR15-FP1
  • Version 8.0: Updates to IBM Java 6 SR15-FP1
  • Version 8.5: Updates to IBM Java 7 SR6 FP1
  • Version 9.0:
    • Windows and Linux: Updates to IBM Java 7 SR6 FP1
    • Mac OS X: Updates to Oracle Java 7.0u51

Click the link in the Download Options column:

Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
What is Fix Central (FC)?
Java 5.0 Update for 7.0 27 Jun 2014 English 1 FC
Java 6.0 Update for 7.5 and 8.0 27 Jun 2014 English 1 FC
Java 7.0 Update for 8.5 and 9.0 27 Jun 2014 English 1 FC

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  • Visit the IBM Support Portal to configure your support portal experience and review FAQs, lists of known problems, fixes, and a wealth of important support information.

  • Visit developerWorks to access an online collection of tutorials, sample code, standards, forums and other resources provided by experts at IBM to assist software developers using Rational tools including access to the IBM RFE Community.

  • Visit the Jazz Community if you use a Rational product created using the Jazz platform to interact directly with the Jazz development team and other community members, download product trials and betas and track developement progress.

Helpful Hints For Obtaining Technical Assistance:

Before you contact IBM Rational Software Support, gather the background information that you need to describe the problem. When you describe a problem to an IBM software support specialist, be as specific as possible and include all relevant background information so that the specialist can help you solve the problem efficiently. To save time, know the answers to these questions:

  • What software versions were you running when the problem occurred?
  • Do you have logs, traces, or messages that are related to the problem?
  • Can you reproduce the problem? If so, what steps do you take to reproduce it?
  • Is there a workaround for the problem? If so, be prepared to describe the workaround.

If you have helpful information to diagnose or identify the problem on your system, you can provide this data by following the instructions to exchange information with IBM Technical Support.

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Problems (APARS) fixed
PI20029

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General Information

Software version:

7.0, 7.0.0.1, 7.0.0.2, 7.0.0.3, 7.0.0.4, 7.0.0.5, 7.0.0.6, 7.0.0.7, 7.0.0.8, 7.0.0.9, 7.0.0.10, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.2, 7.5.3, 7.5.4, 7.5.5, 7.5.5.1, 7.5.5.2, 7.5.5.3, 7.5.5.4, 7.5.5.5, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2, 8.0.3, 8.0.4, 8.0.4.1, 8.0.4.2, 8.0.4.3, 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.5, 9.0, 9.0.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, OS X, Windows

Reference #:

4037774

Modified date:

2014-06-27

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