Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in the IBM Java SDK that is shipped with IBM WebSphere Application Server
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
This issue affects all customers of Tivoli Policy Driven Software Distribution who have installed the WebSphere Version 126.96.36.199 through 188.8.131.52.
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
Tivoli Policy Driven Software Distribution 7.1
* 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.
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.
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