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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects IBM
Decision Optimization Center (CVE-2016-0603)
7 March 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Decision Optimization Center
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2016-0603
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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Java SDK affects IBM Decision
Optimization Center (CVE-2016-0603)
More support for:
IBM Decision Optimization Center
3.5, 3.6, 126.96.36.199, 3.7, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 3.8, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168
There is a vulnerability in IBM SDK Java Technology Edition, Version 6 that is
used by IBM Decision Optimization Center. SDK installation executables on the
Windows platform are affected by this vulnerability.
Description: IBM Java JRE/SDK could allow a remote attacker to execute
arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error during the installation
process. By persuading a victim to visit a specially crafted web site and
downloading files prior to installation, an attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to gain complete control of the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.600
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/110446 for more
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Decision Optimization Center 22.214.171.124 and earlier
Product Version(s) Affected Supporting Product and Version
IBM ILOG Optimization Decision Manager Enterprise: v3.5 - v126.96.36.199 IBM JDK Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 21
IBM Decision Optimization Center: v3.8 - v188.8.131.52
The recommended solution is to download and install the IBM Java SDK as soon
Before installing a newer version of IBM Java SDK, please ensure that you:
Close any open programs that you have running;
Rename the initial directory of the IBM Java SDK (for example: with a .old at
Download and install IBM Java SDK Version 6 Service Refresh 16 Fix Pack 21 and
Here are the detailed instructions for updating IBM Java SDK.
You must verify that applying this fix does not cause any compatibility
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4 March 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.
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FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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