IBM MQ Information Disclosure (6909467)

low Nessus Plugin ID 171142


The remote web server is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.


The version of IBM MQ Server running on the remote host is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the 6909467 advisory.

- IBM MQ Managed File Transfer could allow a local user to obtain sensitive information from diagnostic files. (CVE-2022-42436)

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


Upgrade to LTS, LTS, LTS, LTS, CD or later. Alternatively, install APAR IT42204 where appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 171142

File Name: ibm_mq_6909467.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 2/8/2023

Updated: 2/22/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 1.7

Temporal Score: 1.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-42436


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.9

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

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: 2/1/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/1/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-42436

IAVA: 2023-A-0067