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Security Bulletin: API Connect V5 is vulnerable to CSRF attacks (CVE-2018-1858)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:  CVE-2018-1858
DESCRIPTION: IBM API Connect V5 is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery which could allow an attacker to execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See  https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/151256  for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM API Management Affected Versions
IBM API Connect 5.0.0.0-5.0.8.6 iFix1

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM API Connect V5.0.8.0 - 5.0.8.6 iFix 1 5.0.8.6 iFix 2 LI80941

Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.8.6 iFix 2 provided June 14, 2019.

Follow this link and find the APIConnect_Management package.

https://ibm.biz/BdzPg9

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

Change History

June 14, 2019: Original bulletin 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 API Connect

Software version: 5.0.0.0-5.0.8.6

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 0794169

Modified date: 15 June 2019