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Security Bulletin: RCE vulnerability in JMS Client in IBM MessageSight (CVE-2016-0375)

Security Bulletin


RCE vulnerability in JMS Client in IBM MessageSight

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0375

DESCRIPTION: IBM MessageSight contains an unspecified vulnerability that could allow a remote authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands with administrator privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5

CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM MessageSight V1.1, V1.2 and V2.0




Remediation/First Fix
IBM MessageSight 1.1 IT15743

IBM MessageSight


IBM MessageSight 2.0 IT15674

Workarounds and Mitigations

Do not use JMS ObjectMessage.

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Related information


The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Matthias Kaiser of Code White (

Change History

Original version published: June 16, 2016

*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: IBM MessageSight

Software version: 1.1, 1.2

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1985064

Modified date: 16 June 2016