back to article Bad cup of Java leaves nasty taste in IBM Watson's 'AI' mouth: Five security bugs to splat in analytics gear

IBM has issued a security alert over five vulnerabilities in its golden boy Watson analytics system. Big Blue has issued an update today to clean up a series of security flaws in Watson that stem from the analytics system's use of Java components. The bugs are present in installations of Watson Explorer and IBM Watson Content …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    All 27 of IBM's Watson clients must be livid.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I look forward to...

    Kasparov's re-match...

    Commentator 1: Will we see Kasparov open with a queen's gambit?

    Commentator 2: No! He's starting a web browser....he's struggling with security warning's but I think he's done it....

    Commentator 1: You're right! He's used CVE-2018-2633 and Watson has knocked over his king.

    Commentator 2: Possibly the quickest victory ever. They'll be talking about this for years...

    1. A.P. Veening Silver badge
      Pint

      Re: I look forward to...

      I don't see any reason to post that one as an AC, have a --->

  3. vtcodger Silver badge

    But, but, but ...

    I'm sure that the brochure said that Java ran in a sandy bunker or some such and was unconditionally secure. Are you suggesting that the terribly nice salesman was lying to me?

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