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Security Bulletin: API Connect V2018 is impacted by a information disclosure vulnerability (CVE-2019-4437)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4437
DESCRIPTION: IBM API Connect Developer Portal may inadvertently leak sensitive details about internal servers and network via API swagger.
CVSS Base Score: 8.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/162947 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)
 

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM API Management Affected Versions
IBM API Connect 2018.1-2018.4.1.6

Remediation/Fixes

Affected releases Fixed in VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM API Connect V2018.1-2018.4.1.6 2018.4.1.7 fixpack

LI81014

Addressed in IBM API Connect v2018.4.1.7 fixpack.
 
Management server is impacted. 

Follow this link and find the "management" package appropriate for form factor for your installation for 2018.4.1.7.

Note: Even though the vulnerability is exposed via Developer Portal, the root cause is fixed in the management server.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

August 14, 2019: Original bulletin 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:
19 March 2020

UID

ibm10960876