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Security Bulletin: IBM MQ Appliance is affected by a sensitive information
                 disclosure vulnerability (CVE-2020-5008)
                              8 October 2021


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM MQ Appliance
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2020-5008  

Original Bulletin: 

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IBM MQ Appliance is affected by a sensitive information disclosure
vulnerability (CVE-2020-5008)

Document Information

Document number    : 6466727
Modified date      : 07 October 2021
Product            : IBM MQ Appliance
Software version   :;;;;;;;;;9.1.1;9.1.2;9.1.3;9.1.4;9.1.5;;;;9.2.1;9.2.2
Operating system(s): Appliance


IBM MQ Appliance has resolved a sensitive information disclosure vulnerability
initially reported by the IBM DataPower Gateway.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2020-5008
DESCRIPTION: IBM DataPower Gateway through and 2018.4.1.0
through 2018.4.1.14 store sensitive information in GET request parameters. This
may lead to information disclosure if unauthorized parties have access to the
URLs via server logs, referrer header or browser history. IBM X-Force ID:
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
193033 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

|Affected Product(s) |Version(s)|
|IBM MQ Appliance    |9.2 CD    |
|IBM MQ Appliance    |9.2 LTS   |
|IBM MQ Appliance    |9.1 CD    |
|IBM MQ Appliance    |9.1 LTS   |


This vulnerability is addressed under APAR IT37174.
IBM MQ Appliance version 9.1 LTS
Apply fixpack , or later firmware.
IBM MQ Appliance version 9.1 CD
Upgrade to 9.2.3 CD release , or later firmware.
IBM MQ Appliance version 9.2 LTS
Apply fixpack , or later firmware.
IBM MQ Appliance version 9.2 CD
Upgrade to 9.2.3 CD release , or later firmware.

Workarounds and Mitigations



Change History

06 Oct 2021: Initial Publication

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