16 November 2010
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2010.1045 IBM WebSphere MQ FDC denial of service 16 November 2010 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: IBM WebSphere MQ Publisher: ISS Operating System: Windows Linux variants HP-UX Solaris AIX Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2010-2638 Original Bulletin: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/63147 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- IBM WebSphere MQ FDC denial of service wmq-fdc-dos (63147) The risk level is classified as Low Description: WebSphere MQ is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a loop which can occur when processing an FDC with probe RM680004. By forcing the creation of the FDC with probe RM680004, a local or remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the consumption of all disk resources resulting in a denial of service. *CVSS: Base Score: 4 Access Vector: Network Access Complexity: Low Authentication: Single Confidentiality Impact: None Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Partial Temporal Score: 3 Exploitability: Unproven Remediation Level: Official-Fix Report Confidence: Confirmed Consequences: Denial of Service Remedy: For WebSphere MQ 7.0: Apply the latest Fix Pack (22.214.171.124 or later) or APAR IC71123. See References. References: * IBM APAR IC71123: Fixes by version for WebSphere MQ. * CVE-2010-2638: ** RESERVED ** This candidate has been reserved by an organization or individual that will use it when announcing a new security problem. When the candidate has been publicized, the details for this candidate will be provided. 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