CVE-2016-8971

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Description

IBM WebSphere MQ 8.0 could allow an authenticated user with queue manager permissions to cause a segmentation fault which would result in the box having to be rebooted to resume normal operations. IBM Reference #: 1998663.

References

https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21998663

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-03-07

Updated: 2017-03-09

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
96663IBM WebSphere MQ 7.0.1.x / 7.1.0.x < 7.1.0.9 / 7.5.0.x < 7.5.0.8 / 8.0.0.x < 8.0.0.6 / 9.0.0.x < 9.0.0.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
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