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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ for HPE NonStop Server is affected by vulnerability CVE-2020-4352

Security Bulletin


IBM MQ for HPE NonStop Server is affected by vulnerability CVE-2020-4352.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4352
DESCRIPTION:   IBM MQ on HPE NonStop is vulnerable to a privilege escalation attack when running in restricted mode.
CVSS Base score: 4.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM MQ for HPE NonStop8.1.0
IBM MQ for HPE NonStop8.0.4


IBM MQ V8 for HPE NonStop IT31836 Install Fixpack



Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

22 May 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
01 June 2020