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Security Bulletin: API Connect is affected by a vulnerability that could allow a specially crafted HTTP request to execute system commands (CVE-2018-1469)

Security Bulletin


Summary

API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

IBM API Connect Developer Portal could allow an unathenticated attacker to execute system commands using specially crafted HTTP requests.

Vulnerability Details


CVEID: CVE-2018-1469
DESCRIPTION: 
IBM API Connect Developer Portal could allow an unathenticated attacker to execute system commands using specially crafted HTTP requests.
CVSS Base Score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/140605 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:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected API Connect

Affected Versions
IBM API Connect5.0.0.0-5.0.6.6
IBM API Connect5.0.7.0-5.0.7.2
IBM API Connect5.0.8.0-5.0.8.2

Remediation/Fixes

Affected Product

Addressed in VRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
IBM API Connect

V5.0.0.0 - 5.0.6.6
5.0.6.6 iFixLI80044Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.6.6 iFix.

Follow this link and find the "APIConnect-Portal" iFix dated on or after 2018/03/21.

https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm%7EWebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/IBM+API+Connect&release=5.0.6.6&platform=All&function=all
IBM API Connect

V5.0.7.0 - 5.0.7.2
5.0.7.2 iFixLI80044
Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.7.2 iFix.

Follow this link and find the "APIConnect-Portal" iFix dated on or after 2018/03/21.

https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm%7EWebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/IBM+API+Connect&release=5.0.7.2&platform=All&function=all
IBM API Connect

V5.0.8.0 - 5.0.8.2
5.0.8.2 iFixLI80044Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.8.2 iFix.

Follow this link and find the "APIConnect-Portal" iFix dated on or after 2018/03/21.

https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm%7EWebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/IBM+API+Connect&release=5.0.8.2&platform=All&function=all

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Change History

26 March 2018: original document 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

swg22014940