Security Bulletin: API Connect minimatch CVE-2017-1556
API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.
API Connect is vulnerable to a regular expression attack that could allow an authenticated attacker to use a regex and cause the system to slow or hang.
DESCRIPTION: IBM API Connect is vulnerable to a regular expression attack that could allow an authenticated attacker to use a regex and cause the system to slow or hang.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/131546 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:N/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
Affected API Connect
|IBM API Connect||188.8.131.52-184.108.40.206|
Addressed in VRMF
Remediation / First Fix
|IBM API Connect
|220.127.116.11||LI79798||Addressed in IBM API Connect V18.104.22.168.
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
11 September 2017: original document published
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More support for:
IBM API Connect
Software version: 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 2008315
Modified date: 11 September 2017