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Security Bulletin: IBM DataPower Gateway does not force a Gateway Peering password change

Security Bulletin


The DataPower UI does not notify customers of any gateway-peering instance that uses the system default password. The UI will now warn if the password is not changed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2022-31776
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DataPower Gateway through, through,, and 2018.4.1.0 through 2018.4.1.21 is vulnerable to server-side request forgery (SSRF). This may allow an authenticated attacker to send unauthorized requests from the system, potentially leading to network enumeration or facilitating other attacks. IBM X-Force ID: 228433.
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:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM DataPower Gateway
IBM DataPower Gateway V10CD10.0.2.0 -
IBM DataPower Gateway -
IBM DataPower Gateway2018.4.1.0 - 2018.4.1.21


Affected ProductFixed in versionAPAR
IBM DataPower Gateway
IBM DataPower Gateway V10CD10.5.0.1IT41462
IBM DataPower Gateway
IBM DataPOwer Gateway 2018.

Customers using IBM DataPower Gateway 10.0.1 or 2108.4.1 may obtain the fix by upgrading to version;  The fix will be available in a future fixpack on those releases.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Maxence SCHMITT (Michelin CERT) & Maxime ESCOURBIAC (Michelin CERT)

Change History

29 Jul 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
03 August 2022