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Security Bulletin: IBM API Connect server credentials used for a specific restricted scenario may have been exposed (CVE-2016-3012)

Security Bulletin


IBM API Connect server credentials used for a specific restricted scenario that is internal and do not involve authentication may have been exposed and packaged in the toolkit.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-3012
IBM API Connect server credentials used for an internal restricted scenario may have been exposed in the toolkit.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

All toolkit versions on or earlier than APIConnect v5.0.2.0, NPM version 2.1.19.


Server credentials are updated and the fix is available in the toolkit installation of APIConnect version, NPM version 2.2.8 or later. For upgrading the toolkit, refer Updating your toolkit installation.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

August 9th 2016: 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.


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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018