#VU12569 Information disclosure through timing discrepancy


Published: 2018-05-10 | Updated: 2018-05-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU12569

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-1388

CWE-ID: CWE-208

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
IBM MQ
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor: IBM Corporation

Description
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The weakness exists due to disclosure of side channel information via discrepancies between valid and invalid PKCS#1 padding. A remote attacker can gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM MQ: 7.0.1, 7.0.1.1, 7.0.1.2, 7.0.1.3, 7.0.1.4, 7.0.1.5, 7.0.1.6, 7.0.1.7, 7.0.1.8, 7.0.1.9, 7.0.1.10, 7.0.1.11, 7.0.1.12, 7.0.1.13, 7.0.1.14

CPE

External links
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22013022


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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