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Security Bulletin: The version of WebSphere Liberty shipped with IBM MQ is vulnerable to CVE-2020-4590

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Summary

IBM MQ ships a version of WebSphere Liberty to provide the Web Console functionality. This version of liberty is vulnerable to CVE-2020-4590.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4590
DESCRIPTION:   IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty 17.0.0.3 through 20.0.0.9 running oauth-2.0 or openidConnectServer-1.0 server features is vulnerable to a denial of service attack conducted by an authenticated client. IBM X-Force ID: 184650.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/184650 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM MQ 9.1 LTS
IBM MQ 9.2 CD
IBM MQ 9.2 LTS

Remediation/Fixes

This issue is addressed in MQ releases by APAR IT34473
IBM MQ versions 9.1 LTS

Apply Fixpack 9.1.0.7

IBM MQ version 9.2 LTS

Apply the WebSphere Liberty iFix listed on CVE-2020-4590

IBM MQ version 9.2 CD

Upgrade to IBM MQ 9.2.1

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

27 Jan 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
27 January 2021

UID

ibm16409016