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Security Bulletin: API Connect V2018 is impacted by access token leak (CVE-2019-4008)

Security Bulletin


IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:  CVE-2019-4008
DESCRIPTION: API Connect V2018 is impacted by access token leak. Authorization tokens in some URLs can result in the tokens being written to log files.
CVSS Base Score: 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:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM API Management Affected Versions
IBM API Connect 2018.1-2018.4.1.1


Affected releases Fixed in VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM API Connect V2018.1 - 2018.4.1.1 2018.4.1.2 LI80527
Addressed in IBM API Connect v2018.4.1.2 fixpack.
Follow this link and find the appropriate form factor for your installation: "management" or apicup* or *ICP* for 2018.4.1.2.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

February 1, 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:
01 February 2019