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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ is vulnerable to multiple issues with the IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Technology Edition shipped with IBM MQ. (CVE-2020-14781, CVE-2020-14782).

Security Bulletin


Summary

Multiple issues were identified in the IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Technology Edition shipped with IBM MQ.

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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-14782
DESCRIPTION:   An unspecified vulnerability in Java SE related to the Libraries component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to cause no confidentiality impact, low integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/190100 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM MQ 9.2 CD
IBM MQ 9.1 CD
IBM MQ 9.2 LTS
IBM MQ 9.1 LTS
IBM MQ 9.0 LTS
IBM MQ 8.0

Remediation/Fixes

This issue has been resolved in the following APARs:
  • Version 8 - IT35343
  • Version 9.0 - IT35811
  • Version 9.1 - IT35811
  • Version 9.2 - IT35540

IBM MQ 8

Apply FixPack 8.0.0.16

IBM MQ 9.0

Appy iFix for APAR IT35811

IBM MQ 9.1 LTS

Apply iFix for APAR IT35811

IBM MQ 9.2 LTS

Apply FixPack 9.2.0.2

IBM MQ 9.1 CD & 9.2 CD

Upgrade to IBM MQ 9.2.2

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

14 May 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:
19 May 2021

UID

ibm16453387