IBM MQ 8.0.0.6 (293271)

high Nessus Plugin ID 145270
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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote web server is affected by a vulnerability.

Description

The version of IBM MQ Server running on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability. IBM WebSphere MQ 8.0.0.6 does not properly terminate channel agents when they are no longer needed, which could allow a user to cause a denial of service through resource exhaustion. IBM Reference #: 1999672.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Apply iFix IT19218.

See Also

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/293271

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145270

File Name: ibm_mq_293271.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 1/25/2021

Updated: 1/26/2021

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-1145

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_mq

Required KB Items: installed_sw/IBM WebSphere MQ

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/3/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/3/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1145