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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ Appliance is affected by a Java SE vulnerability (CVE-2020-14781)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM MQ Appliance has resolved a Java SE vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14781
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the JNDI component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a low confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190099 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

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

Remediation/Fixes

This vulnerability is addressed by APARs IT35811 (MQ 9.1) and IT35540 (MQ 9.2)
 
IBM MQ Appliance version 9.1 LTS
Apply interim fix for APAR IT35811, or later firmware.
 
IBM MQ Appliance version 9.2 LTS
Apply fix pack 9.2.0.2, or later.
 
IBM MQ Appliance version 9.1 CD and 9.2 CD
Upgrade to 9.2.2 CD release, or later.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

01 Mar 2021: 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:
20 May 2021

UID

ibm16420075