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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM Java SDK shipped with
IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager
7 December 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager
Publisher: Cisco Systems
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-4872
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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM Java
SDK shipped with IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager (CVE-2015-4872)
More support for:
InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager
4.1, 18.104.22.168, 4.1.1, 5.1, 5.1.1, 22.214.171.124, 5.2, 5.3, 5.3.1
AIX, HP-UX, Inspur K-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
IBM Java SKD is shipped as a component of IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance
Manager. Information about a security vulnerability affecting IBM Java SDK has
been published in a security bulletin.
Please consult the security bulletin Multiple vulnerabilities in current
releases of the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition for vulnerability details and
information about fixes.
Affected Products and Versions
Principal Product Affected Supporting Product
and Version(s) and Version
4.1 - 126.96.36.199 JRE V6 SR16-Fix Pack 5 or ealier
5.2 5.3.1 JRE V7 SR9-Fix Pack 10 or earlier
You must replace the IBM Runtime Environment, Java Technology Edition that is
installed with IBM InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager for DB2 on Linux,
UNIX, and Windows with the latest IBM Runtime Environment, Java Technology
Edition. Detailed instructions are provided in the tech-note: Updating the IBM
Runtime Environment, Java Technology Edition for InfoSphere Optim Performance
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OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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