IBM WebSphere MQ 8.0 < WebSockets XSS

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83491
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VPR Score: 3


The remote Windows host has a service installed that is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


The version of IBM WebSphere MQ server installed on the remote Windows host is version 8.0 without fix pack It is, therefore, affected by a reflected cross-sight scripting vulnerability due to a failure to validate user-supplied input to the XR WebSockets Listener.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83491

File Name: websphere_mq_swg21699549.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/15/2015

Updated: 8/6/2018

Dependencies: websphere_mq_installed.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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: 4/20/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/20/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0176

BID: 74369