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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime affects
IBM Content Classification CVE-2015-4760
14 August 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Content Classification
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-4760
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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime affects IBM Content
More support for:
AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
There is a vulnerability in IBM Runtime Environment Java Technology Edition,
Version 6.0 that is used by IBM Content Classification. This issue was
disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in July 2015.
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability related to the 2D component has
complete confidentiality impact, complete integrity impact, and complete
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/104721 for the current
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Content Classification 8.8
IBM InfoSphere Classification Module 8.7
For Content Classification 8.8 download iFix 3 from Fix Central. For
For IBM InfoSphere Classification Module 8.7 download iFix 4 from Fix Central.
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13 August 2015: Original version published
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
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OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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