Information disclosure in IBM API Connect

Published: 2021-03-16
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-20440
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
IBM API Connect
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications

Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU51505

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2021-20440

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected software does not restrict member registration to the intended recepient. A remote authenticated attacker can use a stolen invitation link and register themselves as a member of an API provider organization.


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Vulnerable software versions

IBM API Connect: 10.0.0 - 2018.4.1.13

CPE2.3 External links

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