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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ WebConsole and REST API are affected by CVE-2021-39031.

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Summary

An issue was identified within the IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty profile that IBM MQ uses to provide web console and REST API functionality.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-39031
DESCRIPTION:   IBM WebSphere Application Server - Liberty 17.0.0.3 through 22.0.0.1 could allow a remote authenticated attacker to conduct an LDAP injection. By using a specially crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability and could result in granting permission to unauthorized resources. IBM X-Force ID: 213875.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/213875 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

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

Remediation/Fixes

This issue was resolved under APAR IT39770

IBM MQ version 9.1 LTS

Apply FixPack 9.1.0.11

IBM MQ Version 9.2 LTS

Apply FixPack 9.2.0.5

IBM MQ Version 9.1 CD & 9.2 CD

Upgrade to IBM MQ 9.2.5

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

11 May 2022: 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:
11 May 2022

UID

ibm16582535