An issue was idenitifed in IBM MQ Java and JMS clients where they could display clear text credentials in diagnostics log files automatically generated during system crashes.
DESCRIPTION: IBM MQ stores user credentials in plain clear text which can be read by a local user.
CVSS Base score: 6.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/211403 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM MQ||9.1 LTS|
|IBM MQ||9.1 CD|
|IBM MQ||9.0 LTS|
|IBM WebSphere MQ||7.5|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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05 Nov 2021: Initial Publication
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15 November 2021