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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   IBM WebSphere MQ Vendors:   IBM
IBM WebSphere MQ File Permissions Bug Lets Local Users View Passwords
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034943
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-2012   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 5 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.1, 7.5, 8.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM WebSphere MQ. A local user can obtain passwords on the target system.

The system stores the Telemetry MQXR keystore password in clear text in a world readable file. A local user can obtain the password.

Impact:   A local user can obtain the Telemetry MQXR keystore password on the target system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix (fixpack, APAR IT09866 for 7.x, fixpack

The IBM advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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