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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Information Queue reveals internal data in application error messages

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Summary

IBM Security Information Queue (ISIQ) reveals too much internal data when displaying application error messages. This data could be used by an attacker. As of v1.0.3, ISIQ's displayed errors are more terse. Detailed diagnostic data is only written to ISIQ log files.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4219
DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Information Queue (ISIQ) generates an error message that includes sensitive information that could be used in further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/159228 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Information Queue v1.0.0, v1.0.1, and v1.0.2

Remediation/Fixes

Download and install the latest IBM Security Information Queue images ( tagged at 1.0.3 or greater) from the Docker Hub repository, "i bmcorp / security_information_queue" :

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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

Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd, Dmitriy Beryoza, Matt McCarty, Vincent Dragnea, Troy Fisher, Nathan Roane

*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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Product Alias/Synonym

ISIQ

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Information Queue

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 0886065

Modified date: 04 June 2019