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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ Appliance is affected by a command injection vulnerability (CVE-2019-4294)

Security Bulletin


IBM MQ Appliance has addressed the following command injection vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4294
DESCRIPTION: IBM DataPower and IBM MQ Appliance could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by a command injection vulnerability.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM MQ Appliance 8.0
Maintenance levels between and

IBM MQ Appliance 9.1 Long Term Support (LTS) Release
Maintenance levels between and

IBM MQ Appliance 9.1.x Continuous Delivery (CD) Release
Continuous delivery updates between 9.1.1 and 9.1.2


IBM MQ Appliance 8.0
Apply iFix IT29355, or later.

IBM MQ Appliance 9.1 Long Term Support (LTS) Release
Apply fixpack, or later.

IBM MQ Appliance 9.1.x Continuous Delivery (CD) Release
Upgrade to IBM MQ Appliance 9.1.3 , or later.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

dd August 2019 : Original version published

*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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Internal Use Only

PSIRT Advisory : 16188
PSIRT Product Record : 136377

Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
14 August 2019