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Security Bulletin: IBM API Connect is impacted by a resource leakage vulnerability (CVE-2018-1548)

Security Bulletin


IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability. 

IBM API Connect contains a vulnerability that could allow an authenticated user to obtain sensitive information.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1548
DESCRIPTION: IBM API Connect contains a vulnerability that could allow an authenticated user to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected API Connect

Affected Versions
IBM API Connect 2018.1.0-2018.2.3


Affected Product

Addressed in VRMF
Remediation / First Fix
IBM API Connect 2018.2.5 LI80097 Addressed in IBM API Connect Management Server 2018.2.5

Follow this link and find the appropriate form factor for your installation: "apiconnect-management" or apicup* or *ICP* for 2018.2.5 or beyond.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

3 July 2018: original document published

*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 Information

Modified date:
03 July 2018