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Security Bulletin: Lotus Quickr 8.5 for WebSphere Portal January 2016 CPU (CVE-2016-0448)

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Vulnerability CVE-2016-0448 was disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2016. These may affect Lotus Quickr 8.5 for WebSphere Portal.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0448
 An unspecified vulnerability related to the JMX component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Lotus Quickr 8.5 for WebSphere Portal


Workarounds and Mitigations

Vulnerability logs sensitive info only if debug log is enabled for JMX Component.

Customers should not enable debug logging on JMX Component or use custom java applications that use JMX Component.

Please Contact IBM Support to discuss the options for migrating from Lotus Quickr 8.5 for WebSphere Portal to IBM Connections.

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Related information

*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.

Document information

More support for: Lotus End of Support Products
Lotus Quickr for WebSphere Portal

Software version: 8.5

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1977579

Modified date: 21 March 2016