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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities affecting web servers that run code in a CGI or CGI-like context affects IBM API Connect (CVE-2016-5385, CVE-2016-1000105)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM API Connect is affected by multiple vulnerabilities relating to web servers that run code in a CGI or CGI-like context (CVE-2016-5385, CVE-2016-1000105). IBM has addressed these vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5385
DESCRIPTION:
PHP could allow a remote attacker to redirect HTTP traffic of CGI application, caused by the failure to protect applications from the presence of untrusted client data in the HTTP_PROXY environment variable. By using a specially-crafted Proxy header in a HTTP request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to redirect outbound HTTP traffic to arbitrary proxy server. This is also known as the "HTTPOXY" vulnerability.
CVSS Base Score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115088 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-1000105
DESCRIPTION:
nginx could allow a remote attacker to redirect HTTP traffic of CGI application, caused by the failure to protect applications from the presence of untrusted client data in the HTTP_PROXY environment variable. By using a specially-crafted Proxy header in a HTTP request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to redirect outbound HTTP traffic to arbitrary proxy server. This is also known as the "HTTPOXY" vulnerability.
CVSS Base Score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115603 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM API Connect V5.0.x

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
IBM API Connect5.0.xLI79350http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21990227

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

18 November 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

UID

swg21993929