IBM WebSphere MQ 6.x < / 7.x < 'userid' and 'password' Information Disclosure

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a service installed that does not encrypt
usernames and passwords submitted to web pages.

Description :

The IBM WebSphere MQ server installed on the remote Windows host is
version 6.x prior to or version 7.x prior to It is,
therefore, affected by a security weakness where usernames and
passwords are sent as cleartext in parameter fields, thus allowing a
remote attacker to obtain sensitive information by sniffing the
networking traffic.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to WebSphere MQ / or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 62943 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55521

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2637

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