Security Bulletin: IBM DataPower Gateways is affected by a downgrade vulnerability (CVE-2018-1663)
IBM DataPower Gateway has addressed the following vulnerability:
DESCRIPTION: IBM DataPower Gateways could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/144889 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM DataPower Gateway||188.8.131.52-184.108.40.206 (CD)|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||220.127.116.11-18.104.22.168|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||22.214.171.124-126.96.36.199|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||188.8.131.52.-184.108.40.206|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||220.127.116.11-18.104.22.168|
|Product||VRMF||APAR||Remediation / First Fix|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||2018.4.1.0||IT26364||Install the fixpack|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||22.214.171.124||IT26364||Install the fixpack|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||126.96.36.199||IT26364||Install the fixpack|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||188.8.131.52||IT26364||Install the fixpack|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||184.108.40.206||IT26364||Install the fixpack|
For DataPower customers using versions 7.2.0 and earlier versions, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.
Workarounds and Mitigations
Additional Bluemix Alert Information
Monitor the Bluemix console (https://console.ng.bluemix.net/status/) for additional important product alerts.
5 December 2018: Initial 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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More support for:
IBM DataPower Gateways
Software version: 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.2, 7.6, 2018.4
Operating system(s): Firmware
Software edition: Edition Independent
Reference #: 0740033
Modified date: 05 December 2018
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