IBM API Connect CVE-2019-4444 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability



Date Discovered

December 9, 2019


IBM API Connect is prone to a local information-disclosure vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to obtain sensitive information that may aid in further attacks. IBM API Connect 2018.4.1.0 through 2018.4.1.7 are vulnerable.

Technologies Affected

  • IBM API Connect 2018.4.1
  • IBM API Connect 2018.4.1.1
  • IBM API Connect 2018.4.1.2
  • IBM API Connect 2018.4.1.3
  • IBM API Connect 2018.4.1.4
  • IBM API Connect 2018.4.1.5
  • IBM API Connect 2018.4.1.6
  • IBM API Connect 2018.4.1.7


Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Allow only trusted individuals to have user accounts and local access to the resources.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
Running server processes within a restricted environment using facilities such as chroot or jail may limit the consequences of successful exploits

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.




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