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Security Bulletin: IBM DataPower Gateway vulnerable to XML Entity Expansion attack in Web UI (CVE-2022-31775)

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Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2022-31775
DESCRIPTION:   IBM DataPower Gateway is vulnerable to an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base score: 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM DataPower Gateway V10CD10.0.2.0 -
IBM DataPower Gateway -
IBM DataPower Gateway 2018.4.12018.4.1.0 - 2018.4.1.20
IBM DataPower Gateway


Affected ProductFixed in versionAPAR
IBM DataPower Gateway
IBM DataPower Gateway V10CD10.5.0.1IT40969
IBM DataPower Gateway
IBM DataPower Gateway 2018.4.12018.4.1.21IT40969

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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