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Security Bulletin: API Connect V2018 is impacted by a Kubernetes vulnerability(CVE-2019-11246)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-11246
DESCRIPTION: Kubernetes could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. By persuading a victim to use the kubectl cp command with a malicious container, an attacker could replace or create arbitrary files on a users workstation.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/162892 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

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

LI81017

Addressed in IBM API Connect v2018.4.1.7 fixpack.
 
All components are impacted.

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

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:
13 August 2019

UID

ibm10960606