Security Bulletin: IBM MQ Appliance potential access to queue manager private keys (CVE-2015-1985)
There is potential for malicious users to access IBM MQ Appliance queue manager private keys without requiring knowledge of the password.
DESCRIPTION: IBM MQ Appliance M2000 could allow a malicious user with read authority to copied key repository files, to access the private keys without requiring knowledge of the password if the stash file is present.
CVSS Base Score: 1.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103821 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM MQ Appliance M2000
Apply fix pack 22.214.171.124 or later maintenance
Workarounds and Mitigations
None known; apply fixes.
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2
Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
30 November 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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