IBM MQ Appliance has addressed the following unauthorised access vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: IBM DataPower Appliance and IBM MQ Appliance have a default administrator account that is enabled if the IPMI LAN channel is enabled. A remote attacker could use this account to gain unauthorised access to the BMC.
CVSS Base score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/168883 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM MQ Appliance||8.0|
|IBM MQ Appliance||9.1 LTS|
|IBM MQ Appliance||9.1 CD|
Apply fix pack 18.104.22.168, or later.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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06 Jan 2020: Initial Publication
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23 January 2020