IBM MQ Authenticated DoS (6833806)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 167260


The remote web server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The version of IBM MQ Server running on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the 6833806 advisory.

- IBM MQ could allow an authenticated and authorized user to cause a denial of service to the MQTT channels. (CVE-2022-31772)

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


Upgrade to IBM MQ LTS, LTS, LTS, 9.3.1 CD or later. Alternatively, install APAR IT33206 where appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 167260

File Name: ibm_mq_6833806.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 11/10/2022

Updated: 12/9/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-31772


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_mq, cpe:/a:ibm:mq

Required KB Items: installed_sw/IBM WebSphere MQ

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/2/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/2/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-31772

IAVA: 2022-A-0466-S