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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance could allow a local user to crash the queue manager agent thread and expose some sensitive information (CVE-2017-1760)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Queue manager agent thread crashes with SIGSEGV following execution of valid MQSC command.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1760
DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere MQ could allow a local user to crash the queue manager agent thread and expose some sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/126454 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM MQ V7.5

IBM MQ V7.5.0.0 - V7.5.0.8 maintenance levels

IBM MQ V8

IBM MQ V8.0.0.0 - 8.0.0.6

IBM MQ Appliance V8

IBM MQ Appliance V8.0.0.0 - V8.0.0.6 maintenance levels

IBM MQ V9

IBM MQ V9.0.0.0 - V9.0.0.1 maintenance levels

IBM MQ 9 CD

IBM MQ V9.0.1 - V9.0.3

IBM MQ Appliance V9 CD

IBM MQ Appliance V9.0.1 - V9.0.3

Remediation/Fixes

IBM MQ V7.5

Apply interim Fix for APAR IT20398

IBM MQ V8

Apply Fix Pack 8.0.0.7

IBM MQ Appliance V8

Apply Fix Pack 8.0.0.7 for MQ Appliance

IBM MQ 9 CD

Upgrade to V9.0.4

IBM MQ Appliance V9 CD

Upgrade to V9.0.4

IBM MQ V9

Apply FixPack 9.0.0.2

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Off

Change History

12 December 2017: Updated CVE number to match new number
05 December 2017: Initial version 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018

UID

swg22005392