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vulnerability bulletin CVE-2018-1925

IBM MQ: Man-in-the-Middle via Console

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can act as a Man-in-the-Middle via Console on IBM MQ, in order to read or write data in the session.
Impacted systems: WebSphere MQ.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: data reading, data creation/edition.
Pirate's origin: internet server.
Creation date: 11/04/2019.
Références of this alert: CVE-2018-1925, ibm10744713, VIGILANCE-VUL-29003.

Description of the vulnerability

The IBM MQ product uses the TLS protocol, in order to create secure sessions.

However, the X.509 certificate and the service identity are not correctly checked.

An attacker can therefore act as a Man-in-the-Middle via Console on IBM MQ, in order to read or write data in the session.
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