26 September 2012
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2012.0920 WebSphere MQ Security Vulnerability: potential denial of service attack on multiplexed server connection channels 26 September 2012 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: IBM WebSphere MQ Publisher: IBM Operating System: Solaris Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2012-2199 Original Bulletin: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21610285 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- WebSphere MQ Security Vulnerability: potential denial of service attack on multiplexed server connection channels Flash (Alert) Document information WebSphere MQ Security Software version: 7.0.1, 7.1, 7.5 Operating system(s): Solaris Software edition: All Editions Reference #: 1610285 Modified date: 2012-09-20 Abstract WebSphere MQ Security Vulnerability: There is the potential for a client application to cause an invalid address alignment exception in the server message channel agent on a Solaris queue manager to perform a denial of service attack. Content VULNERABILITY DETAILS CVE ID: CVE-2012-2199 DESCRIPTION: There is the potential for a client application to cause an invalid address alignment exception in the server message channel agent on a Solaris queue manager to perform a denial of service attack. CVSS: CVSS Base Score: 5 CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/76434 for the current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) *The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Flash. AFFECTED PLATFORMS: WebSphere MQ 7.0.1 server on Solaris (SPARC & x86-64) WebSphere MQ 7.1 server on Solaris (SPARC & x86-64) WebSphere MQ 7.5 server on Solaris (SPARC & x86-64) REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply the fix for each named product as soon as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available. FIX For WebSphere MQ 7.0.1 on Solaris platforms, apply fix pack 18.104.22.168. For WebSphere MQ 7.1 on Solaris platforms, apply APAR IC82725 For WebSphere MQ 7.5 on Solaris platforms, apply APAR IC82725 WORKAROUND: None known; apply fixes. Mitigation None known REFERENCES: Complete CVSS Guide (http://www.first.org/cvss/cvss-guide.html) On-line Calculator V2 (http://nvd.nist.gov/cvss.cfm?calculator&adv&version=2) X-Force Vulnerability Database (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/76434) CVE-2012-2199 (http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2199) CHANGE HISTORY: 20th September 2012: Original Copy Published Note: According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." 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