IBM has addressed the relevant CVE (CVE-2020-8172)
DESCRIPTION: Node.js could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions. The 'session' event could be emitted before the 'secureConnect' event and possibly allow for the reuse of the TLS session. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass host certificate verification and gain access to the system.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/182814 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM DataPower Gateway||10.0.0.0|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||2018.4.1.0-2018.4.1.13|
|Affected Product(s)||Fixed in Version||APAR|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||10.0.0.1||IT35096|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||2018.4.1.14||IT35096|
Workarounds and Mitigations
The only component potentially affected by this CVE is the DataPower Monitor Pod, which is only present in the Container version of IBM DataPower Gateway. Other editions are not affected.
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07 Jan 2021: Initial Publication
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07 January 2021