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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect
WebSphere Application Server October 2016 CPU shipped with
WebSphere Commerce (CVE-2016-5573, CVE-2016-5597)
21 November 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM WebSphere Commerce
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-5597 CVE-2016-5573
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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect WebSphere
Application Server October 2016 CPU shipped with WebSphere Commerce
More support for: WebSphere Commerce Enterprise
Software version: 7.0, 8.0
Operating system(s): AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1994225
Modified date: 18 November 2016
IBM Java SDK included with WebSphere Application Server is shipped as a
component of WebSphere Commerce. Information about multiple security
vulnerabilities affecting IBM Java SDK has been published in a security
See the security bulletin Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affects
WebSphere Application Server October 2016 CPU (CVE-2016-5573, CVE-2016-5597)
vulnerability details and information about fixes.
Affected Products and Versions
Principal Product and Version(s) Affected Supporting Product and Version
WebSphere Commerce V8.0 IBM WebSphere Application Server
WebSphere Commerce V7.0 IBM WebSphere Application Server
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When upgrading WebSphere Commerce V7.0 to IBM Java 1.6 SDK SR16 or above
(included in WAS 188.8.131.52 and above), WebSphere Commerce may encounter
decryption errors. Review the Decryption errors after upgrading to Java 1.6
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18 November 2016: Original document published
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