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Vulnerability of IBM API Connect: Cross Site Request Forgery

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of IBM API Connect, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 26/06/2019.
Références of this alert: CVE-2018-1858, ibm10794169, VIGILANCE-VUL-29627.

Description of the vulnerability

The IBM API Connect product offers a web service.

However, the origin of queries is not checked. They can for example originate from an image included in an HTML document.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of IBM API Connect, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
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This computer weakness announce impacts software or systems such as IBM API Connect.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat

IBM API Connect: patch for CSRF.
A patch is indicated in information sources.
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