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Security Bulletin: IBM API Connect's API Manager is vulnerable to privilege escalation(CVE-2020-4638)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4638
DESCRIPTION:   IBM API Connect's API Manager is vulnerable to privilege escalation. An invitee to an API Provider organization can escalate privileges by manipulating the invitation link.
CVSS Base score: 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/185508 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
API ConnectV2018.4.1.0-2018.4.1.12
API ConnectV10.0.0

Remediation/Fixes

 

Affected ProductAddressed in VRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
IBM API Connect 
V2018.4.1.0-2018.4.1.12
2018.4.1.13

LI81648

Addressed in IBM API Connect V2018.4.1.13.

Management server is impacted. 
 
Follow this link and find the image appropriate for your installation.
 
IBM API Connect 
V10.0.0
10.0.1

LI81648

Addressed in IBM API Connect V10.0.1

Management server is impacted. 

Follow this link and find the image for your installation.
http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

7 October 2020: Updated for v10
2 September 2020: Initial Publication

*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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 October 2020

UID

ibm16324751