Security Bulletin: IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance invalid requests cause denial of service to SDR and CLUSSDR channels (CVE-2017-1285)
An authenticated user with authority to send a specially crafted message could cause a SDR or CLUSSDR channel to remain in a running state but not process messages.
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere MQ could allow an authenticated user with authority to send a specially crafted message that would cause a channel to remain in a running state but not process messages.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/125146 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 MQ V9 CD
- IBM MQ V9.0.1 - V9.0.2
- IBM MQ Appliance V9.0.1 and V9.0.2
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3
Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
29 June 2017: Initial Version
*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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