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Security Bulletin: API Connect is impacted by credential caching

Security Bulletin


IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4444
DESCRIPTION:  IBM API Connect Developer Portal's user registration page does not disable password autocomplete. An attacker with access to the browser instance and local system credentials can steal the credentials used for registration.
CVSS Base score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
API Connect 2018.1-2018.4.1.7


Affected releases Fixed in VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM API Connect V2018.1-2018.4.1.7



Addressed in IBM API Connect v2018.4.1.8-ifix1.0.
Developer Portal is impacted.

Follow this link and find the "portal" package appropriate
form factor for your installation for 2018.4.1.8.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

9 December 2019: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
20 December 2019