IBM WebSphere MQ 6.x < 6.0.2.9 / 7.x < 7.0.1.1 'userid' and 'password' Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 62943

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Windows host has a service installed that does not encrypt usernames and passwords submitted to web pages.

Description

The IBM WebSphere MQ server installed on the remote Windows host is version 6.x prior to 6.0.2.9 or version 7.x prior to 7.0.1.1. It is, therefore, affected by a security weakness where usernames and passwords are sent as cleartext in parameter fields, thus allowing a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information by sniffing the networking traffic.

Solution

Upgrade to WebSphere MQ 6.0.2.9 / 7.0.1.1 or later.

See Also

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27007069

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27014224

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 62943

File Name: websphere_mq_6029_7011.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/11/16

Updated: 2018/08/06

Dependencies: 57708

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_mq

Required KB Items: installed_sw/IBM WebSphere MQ

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/04/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/04/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2637

BID: 55521