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IBM WebSphere MQ Light TLS Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Cause the Target MQXR Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034580
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-4941   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 5 2016
Original Entry Date:  Jan 5 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.0, 1.0.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM WebSphere MQ Light. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can send specially crafted TLS handshake packets to cause the target MQXR service to crash.

Sakari Kaikkonen of Codenomicon reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target MQXR service to crash.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix [in December 2015].

The IBM advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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