IBM MQ Light is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an improper handling of authentication credentials. By constructing particular byte sequences a remote attacker could cause consumption of all available disk resources.
DESCRIPTION: IBM MQ Light is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an improper handling of authentication credentials. By constructing particular byte sequences a remote attacker could cause consumption of all available disk resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103484 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Affected Products and Versions
The vulnerabilities affect users of IBM MQ Light V1.0 and V188.8.131.52 on all platforms.
Download and install the latest MQ Light Server appropriate for your platform from https://developer.ibm.com/messaging/mq-light/.
The following link describes how to re-use the data from your existing installation:
Workarounds and Mitigations
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27 July 2015: 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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15 June 2018