IBM MQ is vulnerable to a privilege escalation attack when SharedBindingsUserId is set to effective. The issue is described by CVE-2021-38950.
DESCRIPTION: IBM MQ on HPE NonStop is vulnerable to a privilege escalation attack when SharedBindingsUserId is set to effective.
CVSS Base score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/211404 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM MQ for HPE NonStop||8.1.0|
|IBM MQ for HPE NonStop||8.0.4|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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13 Dec 2021: Initial Publication
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13 December 2021