IBM WebSphere MQ 7.0.1.x / 7.1.0.x < 7.1.0.9 / 7.5.0.x < 7.5.0.8 / 8.0.0.x < 8.0.0.6 / 9.0.0.x < 9.0.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 96663

Synopsis

A message queuing service installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

According to its self-reported version, the IBM WebSphere MQ server installed on the remote Windows host is version 7.0.1.x without patch APAR IT14385, 7.1.0.x prior to 7.1.0.9, 7.5.0.x prior to 7.5.0.8, 8.0.0.x prior to 8.0.0.6, or 9.0.0.x prior to 9.0.0.1. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A flaw exists in the Java Message Service (JMS) in the JMSObjectMessage class due to improper sanitization of input when deserializing Java objects. An authenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-0360)

- A flaw exists due to improper data conversion handling that allows an authenticated, remote attacker to crash the MQ channel. (CVE-2016-3013)

- A flaw exists that under nonstandard configurations causes password data to be sent in cleartext over the network. A man-in-the-middle attacker can exploit this to disclose passwords. (CVE-2016-3052)

- An unspecified flaw exists that allows an authenticated, remote attacker, who has access to the queue manager and queue, to cause a denial of service to other channels running under the same process. (CVE-2016-8915)

- A flaw exists that allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to have an unspecified impact. No other details are available. (CVE-2016-8971)

- An unspecified flaw exists that allows an authenticated, remote attacker, who has access to the queue manager, to disrupt MQ channels using specially crafted HTTP requests, resulting in a denial of service condition.
(CVE-2016-8986)

- An unspecified flaw exists that allows an authenticated, remote attacker, who has authority to create cluster objects, to cause a denial of service condition in MQ clustering. (CVE-2016-9009)

Solution

Apply the appropriate fix pack, APAR patch, or mitigation :

- For versions 7.0.1.x, apply the patch APAR IT14385 and follow the instructions in the patch readme to apply serialization whitelisting.

- For versions 7.1.0.x, apply fix pack 9 (7.1.0.9) when available. In the interim, apply the patch APAR IT14385 and follow the instructions in the patch readme to apply serialization whitelisting.

- For versions 7.5.0.x, apply fix pack 8 (7.5.0.8) when available. In the interim, apply the patch APAR IT14385 and follow the instructions in the patch readme to apply serialization whitelisting.

- For versions 8.0.0.x, apply fix pack 6 (8.0.0.6) when available. In the interim, use JSON or XML rather than ObjectMessage and enable MQ's Advanced Message Security (AMS) mechanism.

- For versions 9.0.0.x, apply fix pack 1 (9.0.0.1) when available. In the interim, apply the patch APAR IT14385 and follow the instructions in the patch readme to apply serialization whitelisting.

See Also

https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21983457

https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1SE66318

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96663

File Name: websphere_mq_swg21983457.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2017/03/03

Updated: 2019/11/13

Dependencies: 57708

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-0360

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_mq

Required KB Items: installed_sw/IBM WebSphere MQ, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/01/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0360, CVE-2016-3013, CVE-2016-3052, CVE-2016-8915, CVE-2016-8971, CVE-2016-8986, CVE-2016-9009

BID: 95317, 96394, 96400, 96403, 96412, 96441