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Security Bulletin: IBM DataPower Gateways is affected by an XXE vulnerability (CVE-2018-1669)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM DataPower Gateways has addressed the following vulnerability:
CVE-2018-1669

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1669
DESCRIPTION: IBM DataPower Gateways is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/144950 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected WebSphere DataPower Appliances Affected Versions
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.1.0.0 - 7.1.0.23
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.2.0.0 - 7.2.0.21
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.0.0 - 7.5.0.16
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.1.0 - 7.5.1.15
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.2.0 - 7.5.2.15
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.6.0.0 - 7.6.0.8
IBM DataPower Gateway CD CD 7.7.0.0 - 7.7.1.2

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.1.0.24  IT26084  Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.2.0.22 IT26084 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.0.17 IT26084 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.1.16 IT26084 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.2.16 IT26084 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.6.0.9 IT26084 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway CD  7.7.1.3 IT26084 Install the replacement CD release.

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

Srinivasarao Kotipalli & Jeremy Soh

Change History

20 September 2018: Original version published
24 September 2018: Update acknowledgement field

*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.

Disclaimer

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Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways

Software version: All Versions

Operating system(s): Firmware

Reference #: 0730489

Modified date: 25 September 2018