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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ for HPE NonStop Server is affected by vulnerability CVE-2020-4466

Security Bulletin


IBM MQ for HPE NonStop Server is affected by vulnerability CVE-2020-4466

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4466
DESCRIPTION:   IBM MQ, IBM MQ Appliance, and IBM MQ for HPE NonStop could allow a remote authenticated attacker could cause a denial of service due to an error within the Queue processing function.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

 Affected Product(s) Version(s)
 IBM MQ for HPE NonStop 8.1.0
 IBM MQ for HPE NonStop 8.0.4


 IBM MQ V8 for HPE NonStop  IT28019  Install APAR IT28019


Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

15 Jul 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
17 July 2020