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Security Bulletin: IBM API Connect is impacted by vulnerabilities in Node.js and OpenSSL (CVE-2020-1971, CVE-2020-8265, CVE-2020-8287)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerabilities.

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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-8265
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a use-after-free in TLSWrap within the TLS implementation. By writing to a TLS enabled socket, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to corrupt memory and cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/194101 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)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-8287
DESCRIPTION:   Node.js is vulnerable to HTTP request smuggling. By sending specially crafted HTTP request headers, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to poison the web cache, bypass web application firewall protection, and conduct XSS attacks.
CVSS Base score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/194100 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
API ConnectAPI Connect V10.0.1.1
API ConnectV2018.4.1.0-2018.4.1.15
API ConnectIBM API Connect V5.0.0.0-5.0.8.10

Remediation/Fixes


Affected ProductAddressed in VRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix

IBM API Connect

V5.0.0.0-5.0.8.10


5.0.8.10 iFix (Developer Portal) released on January 22nd, 2021 or later.

LI82014

Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.8.10 iFix (Developer Portal) 

released on January 22nd, 2021 or later.


Developer Portal is impacted.

Follow this link and find the "Portal" package:

http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder

IBM API Connect 
V2018.4.1.0-2018.4.1.15
2018.4.1.16

LI82014

Addressed in IBM API Connect V2018.4.1.16.

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

LI82014

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

6 April 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
06 April 2021

UID

ibm16440625