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Security Bulletin: IBM API Connect is vulnerable to CSV Injection (CVE-2018-1774)

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Summary

IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

IBM API Connect is vulnerable to CSV Injection via the Developer Portal and analytics that could contain malicious commands that would be executed once opened by an administrator.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1774

DESCRIPTION: IBM API Connect is vulnerable to CSV injection via the Developer Portal and analytics that could contain malicious commands that would be executed once opened by an administrator.
CVSS Base Score: 8.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/148692 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected API Connect Affected Versions
IBM API Connect 5.0.0.0-5.0.8.4
IBM API Connect 2018.1-2018.3.6

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM API Connect 5.0.0.0-5.0.8.4 LI80404

Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.8.4 interim fix. 

Management server is impacted.

Follow this link and find the appropriate APIConnect_Management_5.0.8.4iFix_20181022-2205_1cca9b9d4975_2ed12a2 package 

http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=ibm%7EWebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/IBM+API+Connect&release=5.0.8.4&platform=All&function=all&source=fc

Note: Any management server interim fixes released after 2018/10/26 will also contain this fix.

IBM API Connect 2018.1-2018.3.6 LI80404

Addressed in 2018.3.7

Analytics service is impacted.

Follow this link and find the appropriate download for your installation target:

  • "analytics-images-kubernetes" v2018.3.7 or later
  • "IBM_API_CONNECT_ICP" v2018.3.7 or later
  • "apicup" v2018.3.7 or later

https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm%7EWebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/IBM+API+Connect&release=2018.1.0&platform=All&function=all

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

4th November, 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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Product Synonym

APIC;API Connect

Document Information

Modified date:
04 November 2018

UID

ibm10737867