Security Bulletin: IBM WebSphere MQ Invalid client protocol flows could cause denial of service (CVE-2016-0379)
An invalid MQ client protocol flow could cause a memory access violation on the server which could impact other channels running in the same process.
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere MQ could allow an authenticated user with queue manager rights to cause a denial of service to channels due to incorrect handling of MQ protocol flows.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/112245 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM WebSphere MQ 7.5
IBM WebSphere MQ 18.104.22.168 through 22.214.171.124 maintenance levels
IBM WebSphere MQ 8.0
IBM WebSphere MQ 126.96.36.199 through 188.8.131.52 maintenance levels
IBM WebSphere MQ 7.5
Apply IBM WebSphere MQ 184.108.40.206 or later maintenance
IBM WebSphere 8.0
Apply IBM WebSphere MQ 220.127.116.11 or later maintenance
Workarounds and Mitigations
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2 June 2016: Original version published
20 September 2016: Details of 18.104.22.168 fixpack added
*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, 8.0
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1984565
Modified date: 20 September 2016
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