CVE-2018-1943 Detail

Current Description

IBM Cloud Private 3.1.0 and 3.1.1 is vulnerable to HTTP HOST header injection, caused by improper validation of input. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject arbitrary HTTP headers, which will allow the attacker to conduct various attacks against the vulnerable system, including cross-site scripting, cache poisoning or session hijacking. IBM X-Force ID: 153385.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score matches with CNA score
CNA:  IBM Corporation
Base Score:  5.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/107828 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/153385 VDB Entry  Vendor Advisory 
https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10871656 Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-74 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1943
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2019
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019
Source:
IBM Corporation