IBM API Connect up to 10.0.1.0/2018.4.1.13 HTTP Request input validation

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A vulnerability was found in IBM API Connect up to 10.0.1.0/2018.4.1.13 (Automation Software). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown code of the component HTTP Request Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

IBM API Connect 10.0.0.0 through 10.0.1.0 and 2018.4.1.0 through 2018.4.1.13 is vulnerable to web cache poisoning, caused by improper input validation by modifying HTTP request headers. IBM X-Force ID: 189842.

The weakness was presented 02/05/2021. The advisory is shared for download at ibm.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2020-4828 since 12/30/2019. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 02/23/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (189842).

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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3

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VulDB Temp Score: 7.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-20
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12/30/2019 CVE assigned
02/05/2021 +403 days Advisory disclosed
02/05/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
02/23/2021 +18 days VulDB last update

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Vendor: https://www.ibm.com/

Advisory: ibm.com
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CVE: CVE-2020-4828 (🔒)
X-Force: 189842

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Created: 02/05/2021 08:23 AM
Updated: 02/23/2021 03:47 PM
Changes: (3) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary advisory_confirm_url
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