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Security Bulletin: IBM API Connect is affected by a NoSQL Injection in MongoDB connector for the LoopBack framework (CVE-2018-1784)

Security Bulletin


IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1784
DESCRIPTION: IBM API Connect is affected by a NoSQL Injection in MongoDB connector for the LoopBack framework.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product

Affected Versions

IBM API Connect


Affected Product

Addressed in VRMF


Remediation / First Fix

IBM API Connect fix pack


Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.8.5 fix pack.

Loopback framework is impacted.

Follow this link and find the APIConnect_Management V5.0.8.5 download.

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Change History

December 18, 2018: 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:
18 December 2018