Security Bulletin: IBM MQ Advanced Message Security is vulnerable to an OpenSSL error while parsing an IPAdressFamily extension in an X.509 certificate. (CVE-2017-3735)
IBM MQ have addressed a vulnerability whereby OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error while parsing an IPAdressFamily extension in an X.509 certificate.
OpenSSL is used by IBM MQ Advanced Message Security on the IBM i platform only.
DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error while parsing an IPAdressFamily extension in an X.509 certificate. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger an out-of-bounds read, resulting in an incorrect text display of the certificate.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/131047 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM MQ v8.0
- Maintenance levels 22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199
IBM MQ v9 LTS
- Maintenance levels 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
17 April 2018: Original version published
24 April 2018: Removed incorrect reference to old version of MQ that is not affected.
25 April 2018: Made bulletin clearer that vulnerability is only in IBM MQ Advanced Message Security
*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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WMQ Advanced Message Security
Software version: 8.0, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 9.0, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199
Operating system(s): IBM i
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 2013026
Modified date: 26 April 2018
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