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ESB-2016.0703 - [Win][Linux][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere MQ: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote/unauthenticated

Date: 16 March 2016
References: ESB-2011.1249.2  ESB-2012.0092  ESB-2012.0898  ESB-2012.0899  ESB-2012.0911  ESB-2016.0733  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.0703
        Security Bulletin: ICU4C overflow vulnerability affects IBM
                       WebSphere MQ (CVE-2011-4599)
                               16 March 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere MQ
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2011-4599  

Reference:         ESB-2012.0911
                   ESB-2012.0899
                   ESB-2012.0898
                   ESB-2012.0092
                   ESB-2011.1249.2

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21975091

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Security Bulletin: ICU4C overflow vulnerability affects IBM WebSphere MQ
(CVE-2011-4599)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

WebSphere MQ

WMQ Managed File Transfer

Software version:

7.5, 8.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1975091

Modified date:

2016-03-15

Summary

A vulnerability exists in the version of ICU4C shipped by IBM WebSphere MQ
which provides support for Managed File Transfer process controller.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2011-4599

DESCRIPTION:

International Components for Unicode is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer
overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the _canonicalize( )
function. By supplying a negative len value, a remote attacker could overflow
a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to
crash.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/71726

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

Affected Products and Versions

IBM WebSphere MQ 8.0

Fixpack 8.0.0.3 and earlier maintenance levels

IBM WebSphere MQ 7.5

Fixpack 7.5.0.5 and earlier maintenance levels

Remediation/Fixes

IBM WebSphere MQ 8.0

Apply

fixpack 8.0.0.4

or later

IBM WebSphere MQ 7.5

Apply

fixpack 7.5.0.6

or later

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide

On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

11 March 2016 - Original version published

*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 Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

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." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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