A security vulnerability exists in the IBM Java Runtime Environment component of WebSphere MQ, a patch for this is available in IBM JRE 6.0 (SR15 FP1).
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in IBM Java related to the Libraries component could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/88001 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV/N:AC/M:Au/N:C/P:I/N:A/N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM JRE 6 (maintenance levels older than SR15) provided by;
- WebSphere MQ 7.1 on all platforms (except IBM i and z/OS)
- WebSphere MQ 7.5 on all platforms (except IBM i and z/OS)
WebSphere MQ 7.1
Apply fix pack 22.214.171.124 when available. In the interim apply APAR IC99261
WebSphere MQ 7.5
Apply fix pack 126.96.36.199 or later
Workarounds and Mitigations
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12 May 2014: Original Copy Published
*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