Security Bulletin: IBM WebSphere MQ (Paho MQTT and HP-NSS clients) are affected by a vulnerability in OpenSSL (CVE-2014-0160)

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A security vulnerability has been discovered in OpenSSL.

CVE(s): CVE-2014-0160

Affected product(s) and affected version(s):

This vulnerability is known to affect the following offerings;

  • Support Pac MAT1 – WebSphere MQ client for HP Integrity NonStop Server
  • Support Pac MA9B – IBM Mobile Messaging and M2M Client Pack – Eclipse Paho MQTT C Client libraries for Linux & Windows platforms only

Note that the Paho MQTT C client libraries provided for Linux and Windows platforms in IBM WebSphere MQ 7.1 and IBM WebSphere MQ 7.5 are also affected.

This vulnerability does NOT affect any version or release of the following on any other platforms:

  • IBM WebSphere MQ Client
  • IBM WebSphere MQ Server
  • IBM WebSphere MQ Managed File Transfer
  • IBM WebSphere MQ Advanced Message Security

Refer to the following reference URLs for remediation and additional vulnerability details:
Source Bulletin:

X-Force Database:

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