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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ Console could allow an attacker to execute a denial of service attack. (CVE-2018-1883)

Security Bulletin


Summary

A problem within the IBM MQ Console REST API could allow attackers to execute a denial of service attack preventing users from logging into the MQ Console REST API.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1883
DESCRIPTION: A problem within the IBM MQ Console REST API could allow attackers to execute a denial of service attack preventing users from logging into the MQ Console REST API.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/151969 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM MQ V9 CD

IBM MQ V9 CD versions 9.0.2 - 9.0.5

IBM MQ V9.1 LTS

IBM MQ V9.1 LTS versions 9.1.0.0

Remediation/Fixes

IBM MQ V9 CD

Upgrade to IBM MQ V9.1.1

IBM MQ V9.1 LTS

Apply FixPack 9.1.0.1

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

05 December 2018: Initial Version Created

*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

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Document information

More support for: IBM MQ

Component: Console

Software version: 9.0.2, 9.0.3, 9.0.4, 9.0.5, 9.1.0.0

Operating system(s): AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition: All

Reference #: 0738197

Modified date: 05 December 2018