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IBM Java SDK Unspecified Flaw in J9 JVM Lets Remote Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040403
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040403
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1417   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 21 2018
Impact:   User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Java SDK. A remote user can gain elevated privileges.

A remote user that can run untrusted code under a security manager can exploit an unspecified flaw in the J9 JVM to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Impact:   A remote user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (APAR IJ04021). The fix will be included in future versions 7.1.4.20 and 8.0.5.10.

The vendor advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IJ04021

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1IJ04021 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any), z/OS

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
May 16 2018 (Red Hat Issues Fix) IBM Java SDK Unspecified Flaw in J9 JVM Lets Remote Users Gain Elevated Privileges
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for java-1.8.0-ibm.
May 31 2018 (IBM Issues Fix for IBM Cognos Command Center) IBM Java SDK Unspecified Flaw in J9 JVM Lets Remote Users Gain Elevated Privileges
IBM has issued a fix for IBM Cognos Command Center.



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