Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM MQ Operator



Published: 2022-07-11
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2021-39293
CVE-2021-39038
CWE-ID CWE-770
CWE-451
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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IBM MQ Operator EUS
Server applications / Other server solutions

IBM MQ Operator CD
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

EUVDB-ID: #VU60921

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-39293

CWE-ID: CWE-770 - Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper validation of archive/zip in Go programming language when processing archive header. A remote attacker can pass a specially crafted file to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM MQ Operator EUS: 1.3.4

IBM MQ Operator CD: 1.8.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6602255

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Spoofing attack

EUVDB-ID: #VU60870

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-39038

CWE-ID: CWE-451 - User Interface (UI) Misrepresentation of Critical Information (Clickjacking, spoofing)

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform clickjacking attack.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect processing of user-supplied data, when REST API discovery is configured through the WebSphere administrative console Web Container settings to enable the API Discovery service, or through IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty features mpOpenAPI-1.0, mpOpenAPI-1.1, mpOpenAPI-2.0, apiDiscovery-1.0, openapi-3.0 or openapi-3.1. A remote attacker can perform clickjacking attack.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM MQ Operator EUS: 1.3.4

IBM MQ Operator CD: 1.8.2


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6602255

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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