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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ Console and REST API could expose sensitive information to an attacker. (CVE-2019-4305)

Security Bulletin


IBM WebSphere Liberty profile, which is used to host the IBM MQ Console and REST API, could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4305
DESCRIPTION:   IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information caused by the improper setting of a cookie. IBM X-Force ID: 160951.
CVSS Base score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
IBM MQ Appliance 8.0
IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance 9.1 LTS
IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance 9.1 CD


IBM MQ Appliance V8

IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance V9.1 LTS
Apply FixPack

IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance V9.1 CD
Upgrade to IBM MQ 9.1.4

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Change History

27 Feb 2020: Initial Publication
28 Feb 2020: Included IBM i and S390x platforms to applicability

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
28 February 2020