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Security bulletin: DataQuant for Workstation is affected by a vulnerability in IBM Java JRE (CVE-2013-5809)

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An unspecified vulnerability in IBM Java within the AWT component could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system running DataQuant for Workstation with elevated privileges.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5809

CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: 7.4 See
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV/N:AC/L:Au/N:C/C:I/C:A/C)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected releases/versions/platforms: DataQuant Version 1 Release 2, Fix Pack 18 (and lower) and DataQuant Version 2 Release 1.


The recommended solution is to install DataQuant Version 1 Release 2, Fix Pack 19 or DataQuant Version 2 Release 1, Fix Pack 1, both available for download from IBM Fix Central.

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Workarounds and Mitigations

None known.

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Change History

January 2, 2014: Original document

*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.


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Document information

More support for: DB2 Tools for z/OS

Software version: 1.2.0, 2.1.0

Operating system(s): Linux, OS X, Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1661105

Modified date: 02 January 2014