Security Alert: Tivoli Policy Driven Software Distribution (Oracle CPU October 2013)

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Abstract

Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in the IBM Java SDK that is shipped with IBM WebSphere Application Server

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

The IBM WebSphere Application Server is shipped with an IBM Java SDK that is based on the Oracle JDK. Oracle has released October 2013 critical patch updates (CPU) which contain security vulnerability fixes. The IBM Java SDK has been updated to incorporate these fixes. The IBM Java SDK has also been updated to fix security vulnerabilities specific to the IBM Java SDK

DESCRIPTION:

This issue affects all customers of Tivoli Policy Driven Software Distribution who have installed the WebSphere Version 6.1.0.0 through 6.1.0.45.



AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:


Tivoli Policy Driven Software Distribution 7.1


REMEDIATION:

* Contact IBM Support and apply Interim Fix PM98600: This fix will upgrade you to SDK 5 SR16 FP4

Review the following WebSphere Application Server link for a detailed description of the problem and the remediation procedure.

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21655990

Workaround(s):
None

Mitigation(s):

None

REFERENCES:

Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2013
IBM SDK Java Technology Edition Security Bulletin October 2013


CHANGE HISTORY
11 December 2013: Original Copy 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 Flash.


Note:
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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More support for:

Tivoli Policy Driven Software Distribution

Software version:

7.1.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1659219

Modified date:

2013-12-11

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