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Security Bulletin: IBM API Connect is impacted by a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability in OpenSSL (CVE-2020-1971)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-1971
DESCRIPTION:   OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a NULL pointer dereference. If the GENERAL_NAME_cmp function contain an EDIPARTYNAME, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192748 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
API ConnectAPI Connect V10.0.1.1
API ConnectV2018.4.1.0-2018.4.1.13

Remediation/Fixes


Affected ProductAddressed in VRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
IBM API Connect 
V2018.4.1.0-2018.4.1.13
2018.4.1.15

LI82026

Addressed in IBM API Connect V2018.4.1.15.

All components are impacted.

Follow this link and find the appropriate package.
 
IBM API Connect 
V10.0.0-V10.0.1.1
10.0.1.2

LI82026

Addressed in IBM API Connect V10.0.1.2

All components are impacted.

Follow this link and find the appropriate package.


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

09 Mar 2021: 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.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
09 March 2021

UID

ibm16427777