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Security Bulletin: IBM API Connect is potentially impacted by weak cryptographic algorithms(CVE-2019-4609)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2019-4609
DESCRIPTION:   IBM API Connect uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/168510 for the current score.
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 Product(s) Version(s)
IBM API Connect 2018.4.1.7

Remediation/Fixes

 
Affected releases Fixed in VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM API Connect V2018.4.1.7

v2018.4.1.8

LI81106

Addressed in IBM API Connect v2018.4.1.8.
 
Management server is impacted.

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

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

17 Dec 2019: Initial Publication

*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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Internal Use Only

Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 December 2019

UID

ibm11137460