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Security Bulletin: API Connect is impacted by an information leakage vulnerability in Oracle MySQL (CVE-2018-3123)

Security Bulletin


API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-3123
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle MySQL related to the Server Server: libmysqld component could allow an unauthenticated attacker to obtain sensitive information resulting in a high confidentiality impact using unknown attack vectors.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM API Management Affected Versions
IBM API Connect
IBM API Connect 2018.1-2018.4.1.5


Affected Product Fixed in VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM API Connect V5.0.0.0- iFix


Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.8.6 iFix.

Developer Portal is impacted.

Follow this link and find the APIConnect-Portal package.

IBM API Connect V2018.1-2018.4.1.5 2018.4.1.6 fixpack LI80956
Addressed in IBM API Connect v2018.4.1.6 fixpack.
Developer Portal is impacted.

Follow this link and find the "portal" package appropriate for the form factor of your installation:  

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

June 27, 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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Internal Use Only

PR 135289
APAR LI80956

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Product Alias/Synonym

API Connect;APIC

Document Information

Modified date:
27 June 2019