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Security Bulletin: IBM DataPower Gateways is affected by a downgrade vulnerability (CVE-2018-1663)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM DataPower Gateway has addressed the following vulnerability:
CVE-2018-1663

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1663
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 7.7.0.0-7.7.1.3 (CD)
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.6.0.0-7.6.0.9
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.2.0-7.5.2.16
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.1.0.-7.5.1.16
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.0.0-7.5.0.17

 

Remediation/Fixes

 

Product VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM DataPower Gateway 2018.4.1.0 IT26364 Install the fixpack
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.6.0.10 IT26364 Install the fixpack
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.2.17 IT26364 Install the fixpack
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.1.17 IT26364 Install the fixpack
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.0.18 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

None

Additional Bluemix Alert Information

Monitor the Bluemix console (https://console.ng.bluemix.net/status/) for additional important product alerts.

Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways

Component: General

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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