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Security Bulletin: Queue manager repository manager integrity/abend caused by multiple transmit queue records (CVE-2015-0189)

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Summary

A memory overwrite in the cluster repository manager can be triggered by a malicious user with IBM WebSphere MQ administrator privileges, leading to loss of data integrity and denial of service through abnormal termination of the cluster repository manager.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-0189
DESCRIPTION:
A memory overwrite in the cluster repository manager can be triggered by a malicious user with IBM WebSphere MQ administrator privileges, leading to loss of data integrity and denial of service through abnormal termination of the cluster repository manager.
CVSS Base Score: 1.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/101003 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM WebSphere MQ v8.0.0.1 and earlier

IBM WebSphere MQ v7.5.0.4 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

APAR IT05869 fixes the potential for a memory overwrite.

IBM WebSphere MQ v8.0


IBM WebSphere MQ v7.5

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

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References

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Change History

15th May 2015 - Original version published
18th May 2015 - Correction to affected versions

*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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Document information

More support for: WebSphere MQ
Clustering

Software version: 7.5, 7.5.0.1, 7.5.0.2, 7.5.0.3, 7.5.0.4, 8.0, 8.0.0.1

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1883457

Modified date: 18 May 2015