A vulnerability was discovered within the TLS key renegotiation functions which could be exploited to execute a denial of service attack against an IBM MQ queue manager.
DESCRIPTION: IBM MQ is vulnerable to a denial of service attack within the TLS key renegotiation function.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/156564 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
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16 April 2019: Original version published
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16 April 2019