IBM WebSphere MQ Client 6.x < / 7.x < CCDT Buffer Overflow

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57710
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The remote Windows host has a service installed that is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


The IBM WebSphere MQ client installed on the remote Windows host is version 6.x prior to or version 7.x prior to It is, therefore, affected by a heap-based buffer overflow flaw that allows a local attacker, using a specially crafted Client Channel Definition Table (CCDT) file, to gain unauthorized privileges.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57710

File Name: websphere_mq_client_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: 5.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.1

Temporal Score: 3

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

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: 7/8/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/5/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0900

BID: 50460