Security Bulletin: IBM API Connect Developer Portal is affected by a cross site scripting vulnerability in Bootstrap (CVE-2019-8331)
IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: Bootstrap is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the tooltip or popover data-template. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/157409 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM API Connect version 2018.1-2018.4.1.3
|Affected Product||Addressed in VRMF||APAR||Remediation/First Fix|
IBM API Connect
V2018.1 - 2018.4.1.3
Addressed in IBM API Connect v2018.4.1.4 fixpack.
Follow this link and find the appropriate 2018.4.1.4 portal package suitable for the form factor of your installation.
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April 4, 2019: Original bulletin published
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IBM API Connect
Component: Developer Portal
Software version: 2018.1-2018.4.1.3
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #: 0879483
Modified date: 04 April 2019