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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: IBM DataPower Gateway is affected by a
message injection vulnerability (CVE-2018-1666)
14 January 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM DataPower Gateways
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Provide Misleading Information -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2018-1666
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Security Bulletin: IBM DataPower Gateway is affected by a message injection
More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
Software version: All Versions
Operating system(s): Firmware
Reference #: 0744205
Modified date: 11 January 2019
IBM DataPower Gateway has addressed the following vulnerability:
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere DataPower Appliances could allow an authenticated
user to inject arbitrary messages that would be displayed on the UI.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
144892 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Affected IBM DataPower Gateway Affected Versions
IBM DataPower Gateway 2018.4.1.0
IBM DataPower Gateway 184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
IBM DataPower Gateway 18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
IBM DataPower Gateway 126.96.36.199 - 188.8.131.52
IBM DataPower Gateway 184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11
IBM DataPower Gateway 18.104.22.168 - 22.214.171.124
Product VRMF APAR Remediation / First Fix
IBM DataPower Gateway 2018.4.1.1 IT26947 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 126.96.36.199 IT26947 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 188.8.131.52 IT26947 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 184.108.40.206 IT26947 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 220.127.116.11 IT26947 Install the fix pack.
For DataPower customers using versions 7.2.0 and earlier versions, IBM
recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the
Workarounds and Mitigations
Additional Bluemix Alert Information
Monitor the Bluemix console (https://console.ng.bluemix.net/status/) for
additional important product alerts.
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
Srinivasarao Kotipalli & Jeremy Soh
11 January 2019: Initial version 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.
According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF
ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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