Security Bulletin: IBM DataPower Gateway is affected by a message injection vulnerability (CVE-2018-1666)
IBM DataPower Gateway has addressed the following vulnerability: 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||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|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199|
|Product||VRMF||APAR||Remediation / First Fix|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||2018.4.1.1||IT26947||Install the fix pack.|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||188.8.131.52||IT26947||Install the fix pack.|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||184.108.40.206||IT26947||Install the fix pack.|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||220.127.116.11||IT26947||Install the fix pack.|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||18.104.22.168||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
Additional Bluemix Alert Information
Monitor the Bluemix console (https://console.ng.bluemix.net/status/) for additional important product alerts.
Srinivasarao Kotipalli & Jeremy Soh
11 January 2019: Initial version published
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