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Security Bulletin: API Connect is affected by a vulnerability by which an authenticated user could generate an API token

Security Bulletin


API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

An authenticated user could be allowed to generate an API token when not subscribed to the application plan.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1555
IBM API Connect could allow an authenticated user to generate an API token when not subscribed to the application plan.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See 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: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 VRMF
Remediation / First Fix
IBM API Connect Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.6.4.

Follow this link and find the "APIConnect_Management" package:
IBM API Connect
A future iFix
LI79761 Addressed in a future iFix and IBM API Connect V5.0.8.0.

Follow this link and find the "APIConnect_Management" package:

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Change History

21 September 2017: original document published

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018