Security Bulletin: Weaker than expected security in IBM API Connect (CVE-2017-1386)
IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability which allows the possibility of bypassing password policy.
DESCRIPTION: IBM API Connect could allow a user to bypass policy restrictions and create non-compliant passwords which could be intercepted and decrypted using man in the middle techniques.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/127160 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
Affected API Connect
|IBM API Connect||18.104.22.168-22.214.171.124|
|IBM API Management||126.96.36.199-188.8.131.52|
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
19 July 2017: original document 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.
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IBM API Connect
Software version: 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #: 2004981
Modified date: 26 July 2017
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