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Security Bulletin: IBM DataPower Gateway is affected by a message injection vulnerability (CVE-2018-1666)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM DataPower Gateway has addressed the following vulnerability: CVE-2018-1666

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1666
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere DataPower Appliances could allow an authenticated user to inject arbitrary messages that would be displayed on the UI.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/144892 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM DataPower Gateway Affected Versions
IBM DataPower Gateway  2018.4.1.0
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.6.0.0 - 7.6.0.11
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.2.0 - 7.5.2.18
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.1.0 - 7.5.1.18
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.0.0 - 7.5.0.19
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.7.0.0 - 7.7.1.3

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM DataPower Gateway  2018.4.1.1  IT26947   Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.6.0.12 IT26947 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.2.19 IT26947 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.1.19 IT26947 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 7.5.0.20 IT26947 Install the fix pack.

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

Acknowledgement

Srinivasarao Kotipalli & Jeremy Soh

Change History

11 January 2019: 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

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Document information

More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways

Software version: All Versions

Operating system(s): Firmware

Reference #: 0744205

Modified date: 11 January 2019