Security Bulletin: API Connect is affected by a weak two factor authentication vulnerability
IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.
API Connect user are affected by a TwoFactor (2FA/TFA) bypass while resetting password.
Using API Connect version 126.96.36.199 and with Two Factor Authentication enabled on the Developer Portal it is possible to bypass TFA and get full access.
DESCRIPTION: IBM API Connect Developer Portal does not enforce Two Factor Authentication(TFA) while resetting a user password but enforces it for all other login scenarios.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/144483 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|Affected API Connect||Affected Versions|
|Product||VRMF||APAR||Remediation / First Fix|
Addressed in IBM API Connect iFix 188.8.131.52-APIConnect-Portal-Ubuntu16-20180524-1117 for V184.108.40.206.
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26 July 2018: original document published
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IBM API Connect
Component: Developer Portal
Software version: 220.127.116.11-18.104.22.168
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #: 0718415
Modified date: 26 July 2018