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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects
IBM Workload Deployer (CVE-2015-4872)
11 April 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Workload Deployer
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-4872
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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects IBM Workload
More support for:
IBM Workload Deployer
There is a vulnerability in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Version 6 that is
used by IBM Workload Deployer. The issue was disclosed as part of the IBM
Java SDK updates in October 2015.
An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security component has no
confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Workload Deployer version 3.1 and later
The solution is to apply the following IBM Workload Deployer fix:
Upgrade the IBM Workload Deployer to the following fix level or higher:
Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM Workload Deployer System Release V184.108.40.206 V220.127.116.11 Interim fix10 or higher,
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05 April 2016: Original version 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.
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.
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