IBM MQ Operator catalog container image is vulnerable to an issue in OPM package from Red Hat openshift4/ose-operator-registry and IBM MQ Operator, IBM Supplied Queue Manager container images are vulnerable to an issue in the Golang Go packages. (CVE-2020-15257, CVE-2021-21334 and CVE-2021-41771)
DESCRIPTION: Containerd could allow a remote authenticated attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by improper access control in containerd-shim API. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause new processes to be run with elevated privileges.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192452 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
DESCRIPTION: containerd could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a flaw in the CRI implementation. By launching containers that uses the containerd CRI service, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain environment variables information, and use this information to launch further attacks against the affected system.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/198079 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
DESCRIPTION: Golang Go is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds slice situation in the ImportedSymbols function in debug/macho. By using specially-crafted binaries, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a panic, and results in a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/213016 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM MQ Operator CD release||1.8.2|
Issues listed by this security bulletin are addressed in IBM MQ Operator 2.0.0 LTS release that include IBM MQ Operator catalog image and IBM supplied MQ Advanced v22.214.171.124 Queue Manager container images
IBM MQ Operator 2.0.0 LTS release details:
|Image||Fix Version||Registry||Image Location|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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08 July 2022