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Addressing CVE-2018-11776 for the API Management Product Suite


Article ID: 112118


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STARTER PACK-7 CA API Management SaaS CA Rapid App Security CA API Gateway


  • From the Red Hat CVE Database entry on CVE-2018-11776:
"Apache Struts versions 2.3 to 2.3.34 and 2.5 to 2.5.16 suffer from possible Remote Code Execution when using results with no namespace and in same time, its upper action(s) have no or wildcard namespace. Same possibility when using url tag which doesn't have value and action set and in same time, its upper action(s) have no or wildcard namespace."

  • Are any of the CA API Management products vulnerable to CVE-2018-11776, including the CA API Gateway, Mobile API Gateway, API Developer Portal, Live API Creator, and others?


Component: APIMIC


  • The simple answer is "No".
  • Below is a listing of each API Management product for reference that have been confirmed as not vulnerable to CVE-2018-11776:
    • CA API Gateway
    • CA Mobile API Gateway
    • CA API Developer Portal ("Classic Portal"; version 3.5 & lower)
    • On-premise CA API Developer Portal Enhanced Experience ("Portal"; version 4.0 & higher)
    • Live API Creator

Additional Information

  • Red Hat CVE database: