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Security Bulletin: IBM API Connect Developer Portal is vulnerable to Server Side Request Forgery (CVE-2018-1712)

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Summary

IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

IBM API Connect Developer Portal is vulnerable to Server Side Request Forgery. An attacker, using specially crafted input parameters can trick the server into making potentially malicious calls within the trusted network.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1712
DESCRIPTION: IBM API Connect Developer Portal is vulnerable to Server Side Request Forgery. An attacker, using specially crafted input parameters can trick the server into making potentially malicious calls within the trusted network.
CVSS Base Score: 8.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/CVE-2018-1712 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

5.0.0.0-5.0.8.3

Remediation/Fixes

Affected Product Addressed in VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
IBM API Connect 5.0.8.3 iFix LI80044

Addressed in IBM API Connect Developer Portal V5.0.8.3 iFix.

Follow this link and find the "APIConnect-Portal" package.

http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=ibm%7EWebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/IBM+API+Connect&release=5.0.8.3&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=5.0.8.3-APIConnect-Portal-Ubuntu16-20180613-1142,5.0.8.3-APIConnect-Portal-Ubuntu16-20180613-1142.ova&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by David Azria

Change History

November 2, 2018: Correction to version number. 15 August 2018: Original version published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

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Document information

More support for: IBM API Connect

Software version: 5.0.0.0 to 5.0.8.3

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 0716169

Modified date: 01 November 2018