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Security Bulletin: IBM DataPower Gateway is affected by an injection vulnerability (CVE-2019-4294)

Security Bulletin


IBM DataPower Gateway has addressed the following vulnerability:

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4294
DESCRIPTION: IBM DataPower and IBM MQ Appliance could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by a command injection vulnerability.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected IBM DataPower Gateway Affected Versions
IBM DataPower Gateway 2018.4.1.0 - 2018.4.1.6
IBM DataPower Gateway -
IBM DataPower Gateway CD  CD


Product VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM DataPower Gateway 2018.4.1.7 IT29703 Install the fixpack
IBM DataPower Gateway IT29703 Install the fixpack
IBM DataPower Gateway CD  2018.4.1.7  IT29703  Install the fixpack

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

13 August 2019: Original version published

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
08 June 2021