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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ and IBM MQ Appliance invalid requests cause denial of service to SDR and CLUSSDR channels (CVE-2017-1285)

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Summary

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.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1285
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 CD
  • IBM MQ Appliance V9.0.1 and V9.0.2

Remediation/Fixes

IBM MQ V9 CD
Upgrade to 9.0.3
IBM MQ Appliance V9 CD
Upgrade to 9.0.3.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document information

More support for: IBM MQ

Software version: 9.0.1, 9.0.2

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2003856

Modified date: 10 July 2017


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