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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: IBM DataPower Gateway is affected by a
Denial of Service vulnerability (CVE-2018-12115)
16 October 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM DataPower Gateways
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2018-12115
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Security Bulletin: IBM DataPower Gateway is affected by a Denial of Service
More support for: IBM DataPower Gateways
Software version: All Versions
Operating system(s): Firmware
Reference #: 0734321
Modified date: 15 October 2018
IBM DataPower Gateway has addressed the following vulnerability:
DESCRIPTION: Node.js is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an
out-of-bounds write in Buffer. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to
write to memory outside of a Buffer's memory space, corrupt Buffer objects or
cause the process to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 8.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
148426 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
Affected IBM DataPower Gateway Affected Versions
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 126.96.36.199 IT26263 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 188.8.131.52 IT26263 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 184.108.40.206 IT26263 Install the fix pack.
IBM DataPower Gateway 220.127.116.11 IT26263 Install the fix pack.
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
12 October 2018: Original 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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