Security Bulletin: IBM MQ could allow a local user to inject code that could be executed with root privileges. (CVE-2018-1998)
IBM MQ could allow a local user to inject code that could be executed with root privileges. This is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2018-1792.
DESCRIPTION: IBM MQ could allow a local user to inject code that could be executed with root privileges. This is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2018-1792.
CVSS Base Score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/154887 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
Workarounds and Mitigations
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Josh McIver
1 March 2019: Original version published
13th March 2019: Correct version list and changed workaround/mitigation
29th April 2019: Added 9.0 and 9.1 LTS FixPack details
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Software version: 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 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, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris
Reference #: 0870488
Modified date: 29 April 2019