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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2019-4719)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information by inclusion of sensitive data within runmqras data.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4719
DESCRIPTION:   IBM MQ could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information by inclusion of sensitive data within runmqras data.
CVSS Base score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/172124 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM MQ 9.1 LTS
IBM MQ 9.0 LTS
IBM MQ 8.0
IBM MQ 9.1 CD
IBM MQ Appliance 8.0
IBM MQ Appliance 9.1 LTS
IBM MQ Appliance 9.1 CD

Remediation/Fixes

IBM WebSphere MQ V7.1
Contact IBM Support requesting a fix for APAR IT30928

IBM WepSphere MQ V7.5
Contact IBM Support requesting a fix for APAR IT30928
IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance V8
Apply FixPack 8.0.0.14

IBM MQ V9 LTS
Apply FixPack 9.0.0.9

IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance V9.1 LTS
Apply FixPack 9.1.0.4

IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance V9.1 CD
Apply FixPack 9.1.4

Workarounds and Mitigations

Avoid use of the -ftppassword parameter to runmqras.

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References

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Change History

11 March 2020: Initial Publication

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
13 March 2020

UID

ibm11136608