The IBM DataPower GUI uses HTTP POST for operations that require information from the client. However, the GUI also responds to GET operations on the same URLs. While such GET operations are never initiated by the GUI, use of GET in such a manner could reveal sensitive information, so the GUI will no longer accept URL query parameters on GET operations
DESCRIPTION: IBM DataPower Gateway stores sensitive information in GET request parameters. This may lead to information disclosure if unauthorized parties have access to the URLs via server logs, referrer header or browser history.
CVSS Base score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/193033 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM DataPower Gateway||10.0.0.0 - 10.0.1.0|
|IBM DataPower Gateway||2018.4.1.0 - 2018.4.1.14|
|Affected Releases||Fixed in release||APAR|
|IBM DataPower Gateway 10.0.0.0 - 10.0.1.0||10.0.1.1||IT35000|
|IBM DataPower Gateway 2018.4.1.0 - 2018.4.1.14||2018.4.1.15||IT35000|
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08 June 2021