Security Bulletin: Queue manager repository manager integrity/abend caused by multiple transmit queue records (CVE-2015-0189)
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.
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 v22.214.171.124 and earlier
IBM WebSphere MQ v126.96.36.199 and earlier
APAR IT05869 fixes the potential for a memory overwrite.
IBM WebSphere MQ v8.0
- Apply fix pack 188.8.131.52 or later
IBM WebSphere MQ v7.5
- Apply fix pack 184.108.40.206 or later
Workarounds and Mitigations
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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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More support for:
Software version: 7.5, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 8.0, 188.8.131.52
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1883457
Modified date: 18 May 2015