Security Bulletin: IBM API Connect is affected by a Missing HTTP Strict Transport Security vulnerability (CVE-2018-1546)

Created by Jim McGarrahan on Fri, 06/08/2018 - 16:14
Published URL:
https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/715299
715299

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM API Connect has addressed the following vulnerability.

IBM API Connect could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man-in-the-middle techniques.

Vulnerability Details


CVEID: CVE-2018-1546
DESCRIPTION: IBM API Connect could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to properly enable HTTP Strict Transport Security. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information using man-in-the-middle techniques.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/142650 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

 API Connect

Affected Versions
IBM API Connect 5.0.0.0-5.0.8.3

 

 

 

Remediation/Fixes

Affected Product

Addressed in VRMF
APAR
Remediation / First Fix
IBM API Connect

5.0.0.0-5.0.8.3
5.0.8.4 LI80172 Addressed in IBM API Connect V5.0.8.4.

Management Server is impacted.

Follow this link and find the "APIConnect_Management" package:

https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm%7EWebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/IBM+API+Connect&release=5.0.8.3&platform=All&function=all

 

 

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

02 July 2018: original document 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.

Disclaimer

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Internal Use Only

Advisory ID:
11762
Product Record ID:
113996

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Document Information

Modified date:
02 July 2018

UID

swg22017140