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Security Bulletin: A spoofing vulnerablity due to an exposure in Eclipse Paho used by IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty affects TXSeries for Multiplatforms

Security Bulletin


Summary

TXSeries for Multiplatforms has addressed the following identity spoofing vulnerability in Eclipse Paho reported by IBM® WebSphere Application Server Liberty

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-11777
DESCRIPTION:   Eclipse Paho Java client could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the failure to check the result when connecting to an MQTT server using TLS and setting a host name verifier. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to allow one MQTT server to impersonate another and provide the client library with incorrect information.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/167068 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM TXSeries for Multiplatforms8.2
IBM TXSeries for Multiplatforms9.1

Remediation/Fixes

Product

Version

Defect

Remediation / First Fix

IBM TXSeries for Multiplatforms v9.1

9.1.0.0
9.1.0.2

127796

Download fix here

IBM TXSeries for Multiplatforms v8.2

8.2.0.0
8.2.0.1
8.2.0.2

127796

Download fix here
 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

22 Sep 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:
22 September 2022

UID

ibm16695795