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Security Bulletin: IBM WebSphere MQ is affected by a vulnerability in the IBM JRE (CVE-2013-5780)

Security Bulletin


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).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2013-5780
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 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 when available. In the interim apply APAR IC99261

WebSphere MQ 7.5
Apply fix pack or later

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known

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Change History

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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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018