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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ Appliance is affected by a code injection vulnerability (CVE-2021-38967)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM MQ Appliance has resolved a code injection vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-38967
DESCRIPTION:   IBM MQ Appliance could allow a local privileged user to inject and execute malicious code.
CVSS Base score: 8.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/212441 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

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

Remediation/Fixes

This vulnerability is addressed by APAR IT38788.

IBM MQ Appliance version 9.2 LTS
Apply fixpack 9.2.0.4, or later firmware.
IBM MQ Appliance version 9.2 CD
Upgrade to 9.2.4 CD, or later firmware.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

02 Nov 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:
29 November 2021

UID

ibm16512826