httpoxy is the name for an exploit that can redirect outgoing requests to a malicious site.   The identifier is CVE-2016-5387


IBM i OS 7.1 or 7.2.  IBM i 7.3 is not affected.


IBM has issued a PTF for IBM HTTP Server that can be applied to mitigate this threat:

For IBM i 7.1, use PTF SI61471

For IBM i 7.2, use PTF SI62159

IBM i 7.3 does not need a PTF.