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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
IBM Java Application - Arbitrary File Modification
31 May 2021
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Java
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Modify Arbitrary Files -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2021-2161
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CVE-2021-2161 may affect IBMÃ‚Â® SDK, JavaÃ¢Â„Â¢ Technology Edition
Document number : 6454459
Modified date : 28 May 2021
Product : IBM Java
Software version : All versions
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
CVE-2021-2161 was disclosed in the Oracle April 2021 Critical Patch Update.
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries
component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality
impact, high integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
200290 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199
188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206
220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168
22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199
Note: CVE-2021-2161 is applicable only on Windows.
Please refer to the IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Vulnerabilities
page for more information.
IBM customers requiring an update for an SDK shipped with an IBM product should
contact IBM support , and/or refer to the appropriate product security
Workarounds and Mitigations
Oracle April 2021 Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory
IBM SDK, Java Technology Edition Security Vulnerabilities
19 May 2021: Initial Publication
21 May 2021: Added note about platform applicability
28 May 2021: Added 188.8.131.52 to fixed releases
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