An error was found within the IBM MQ tracing functionality that would allow an attacker to execute a denial of service attack against IBM MQ.
DESCRIPTION: IBM MQ is vulnerable to a denial of service attack caused by an error within the tracing functionality.
CVSS Base Score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/164112 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
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30 October 2019: Original version published
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31 October 2019