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Security Bulletin: API Connect is affected by an information leakage vulnerability (CVE-2018-1468)

Security Bulletin


Summary

API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

An API Connect user can get access to internal environment and sensitive API details to which they are not authorized.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1468
DESCRIPTION: 
An API Connect user can get access to internal environment and sensitive API details to which they are not authorized.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/140399 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected API Connect
Affected Versions
IBM API Connect 5.0.8.1-5.0.8.2

Remediation/Fixes

Affected Product
Addressed in VRMF
APAR
Remediation / First Fix
IBM API Connect

5.0.8.1 5.0.8.1iFix_20180107-0316_e0506c4ca64d and above

5.0.8.2
5.0.8.3 LI79980 Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.8.3.

Management Server is impacted.

Follow this link and find the "APIConnect_Management" package:

https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm%7EWebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/IBM+API+Connect&release=5.0.8.2&platform=All&function=all

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Panu Tamminen

Change History

30 April 2018: Original version 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: 5.0.8.1, 5.0.8.2

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2015968

Modified date: 30 April 2018