An error was identified in the channel processing logic that means a remote attacker could execute a denial of service attack against a queue manager.
DESCRIPTION: IBM MQ is vulnerable to a denial of service attack due to an error in the Channel processing function.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/173625 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM MQ||9.0 LTS|
|IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance||9.1 LTS|
|IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance||9.1 CD|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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7 April 2020: Initial Publication
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15 April 2020