IBM WebSphere MQ 6.x < / 7.x < Queue Manager Buffer Overflow RCE

critical Nessus Plugin ID 57709
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The remote Windows host has a service installed that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


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 buffer overflow flaw in the queue manager. A remote, unauthenticated attacker, by submitting a specially crafted request, can exploit this to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 57709

File Name: websphere_mq_6027_7010.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1/27/2012

Updated: 8/6/2018

Dependencies: websphere_mq_installed.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/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: 5/29/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/29/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0896

BID: 35170

CWE: 119