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Security Bulletin: API Connect is affected by a session management vulnerability (CVE-2018-1532)

Security Bulletin


Summary

API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

IBM API Connect does not properly update the SESSIONID with each request, which could allow a user to obtain the ID in further attacks against the system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1532
DESCRIPTION: 
IBM API Connect does not properly update the SESSIONID with each request, which could allow a user to obtain the ID in further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/142430 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

 API Connect

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

Remediation/Fixes

Affected Product

Addressed in VRMF
APAR
Remediation / First Fix
IBM API Connect

5.0.0.0-5.0.7.2
5.0.8.3LI80108
Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.8.3.

Management Server is impacted.

Follow this link and find the "APIConnect_Management" package:

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
IBM API Connect

5.0.8.0-5.0.8.2
5.0.8.3LI80108Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.8.3.

Management Server is impacted.

Follow this link and find the "APIConnect_Management" package:

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

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

30 April 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

swg22015978