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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ is vulnerable to a denial of service attack caused by an error within the tracing functionality. (CVE-2019-4491)

Security Bulletin


Summary

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.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4491
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)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM WebSphere MQ V7.1
versions 7.1.0.0 - 7.1.0.9
 
IBM WepSphere MQ V7.5
versions 7.5.0.0 - 7.5.0.9
 
IBM MQ V8
versions 8.0.0.0 - 8.0.0.12
 
IBM MQ V9.0LTS
versions 9.0.0.0 - 9.0.0.7
IBM MQ V9.1 LTS
versions 9.1.0.0 - 9.1.0.2
 
IBM MQ V9.1 CD
versions 9.1.0 - 9.1.2

Remediation/Fixes

IBM WebSphere MQ V7.1
Contact IBM Support requesting a fix for APAR IT29524
IBM WepSphere MQ V7.5
Contact IBM Support requesting a fix for APAR IT29524
 
IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance V8
 
IBM MQ V9.0LTS
IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance V9.1 LTS
 
IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance V9.1 CD
Upgrade to IBM MQ 9.1.3

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References

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Change History

30 October 2019: 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
31 October 2019

UID

ibm11073502