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Security Bulletin: ClassLoader manipulation with Apache Struts affecting InfoSphere Identity Insight (CVE-2014-0114)

Security Bulletin


There is a ClassLoader manipulation vulnerability in Apache Struts that is used by InfoSphere Identity Insight.

Vulnerability Details

Affected Products and Versions

InfoSphere Identity Insight v8.1, v8.0


Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
InfoSphere Identity Insight 8.1.0 Hotfix1 - Build 196
InfoSphere Identity Insight 8.0.0 Hotfix 5B - Build 152

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Change History

16 June 2014: Original Copy Published

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Document information

More support for: InfoSphere Identity Insight

Software version: 8.0, 8.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1676110

Modified date: 13 June 2014