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

critical Nessus Plugin ID 96663
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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: Critical

ID: 96663

File Name: websphere_mq_swg21983457.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/3/2017

Updated: 11/13/2019

Dependencies: websphere_mq_installed.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2016-0360

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/6/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/6/2017

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