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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ Appliance affected by an OpenSSL vulnerability (CVE-2019-1551)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM MQ Appliance has addressed the following OpenSSL vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-1551
DESCRIPTION:   OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an overflow in the x64_64 Montgomery squaring procedure used in exponentiation with 512-bit moduli. By performing a man-in-the-middle attack, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/172752 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM MQ Appliance 8.0
IBM MQ Appliance 9.1 LTS
IBM MQ Appliance 9.1 CD

Remediation/Fixes

IBM MQ Appliance 8.0

Apply fixpack 8.0.0.15, or later.

IBM MQ Appliance 9.1 LTS

Apply fixpack 9.1.0.6, or later.

IBM MQ Appliance 9.1 CD

Apply IBM MQ Appliance 9.2, or later.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

23 Apr 2020: Initial Publication

*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 Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
23 July 2020

UID

ibm16199072