Security Bulletin: IBM MQ Channel data conversion denial of service (CVE-2016-3013)
When an Message Channel Agent removes a large message from a queue and applies data conversion to the message, the result could overflow the allocated buffer and cause the channel to end abnormally.
DESCRIPTION: IBM MQ could allow an authenticated user to crash the MQ channel due to improper data conversion handling.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114276 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 V9.0
IBM MQ 18.104.22.168.
IBM MQ V8.0
IBM MQ 22.214.171.124 and earlier maintenance levels.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3
Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
20 February 2017: Original version published
21 June 2017: V9.0 Added
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More support for:
Channels LU62 / TCP
Software version: 8.0, 9.0
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1998661
Modified date: 22 June 2017