A specially crafted message could cause a denial of service in an IBM MQ application consuming messages that the application needs to perform data conversion on.
DESCRIPTION: A specially crafted message could cause a denial of service in an IBM MQ application consuming messages that the application needs to perform data conversion on.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/135520 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM MQ V9 LTS
Maintenance levels 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206
IBM MQ V9 CD
Maintenance levels 9.0.0 - 9.0.4
Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins
28 March 2018: Original Version published
29 March 2018: Correction to bulletin to remove HPE Nonstop as affected platform.
*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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15 June 2018