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Security Bulletin: IBM API Connect is impacted by vulnerability CVE-2021-29715.

Security Bulletin


IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-29715
DESCRIPTION:   IBM API Connect could alllow a remote user to obtain sensitive information or conduct denial of serivce attacks due to open ports.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

API ConnectV5.0.0.0-V5.0.8.11


Affected ProductAddressed in VRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
IBM API Connect
V5.0.0.0-V5.0.8.11 LI82288

Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.8.12

Management server is impacted.

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Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

25 Aug 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
25 August 2021