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Security Bulletin: IBM API Connect on cloud is impacted by HTTP header injection vulnerability (CVE-2020-4706)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM API Connect on cloud (V5) has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4706
DESCRIPTION:   IBM API Connect is vulnerable to HTTP header injection, caused by improper validation of input by the HOST headers. By sending a specially crafted HTTP request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject HTTP HOST header, which will allow the attacker to conduct various attacks against the vulnerable system, including cross-site scripting, cache poisoning or session hijacking.
CVSS Base score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/187194 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
API Connect on cloudV5

Remediation/Fixes

No user action required.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

16 August 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:
16 August 2021

UID

ibm16481879