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Security Bulletin: API Connect is affected by a Cross Frame Scripting vulnerability CVE-2017-1551

Security Bulletin


API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

IBM API Connect could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1551
IBM API Connect could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to hijack the victim's click actions and possibly launch further attacks against the victim.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected API Connect

Affected Versions
IBM API Connect5.0.0.0-
IBM API Connect5.0.7.0-


Affected Product

Addressed in VRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
IBM API Connect

V5.0.0.0 - Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.6.4.

Follow this link and find the "APIConnect_Management" and "APIConnect-Portal" packages.
IBM API Connect

V5.0.7.0 - Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.8.0.

Follow this link and find the "APIConnect_Management" and "APIConnect-Portal" packages.

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Change History

21 September 2017: original document published

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018