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IT21865: IBM STERLING FILEGATEWAY V5.2.5 IS VULNERABLE TO STORED XSS ATTACK

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Description
    IBM Sterling B2B Integrator V5.2.5
    
    IBM Sterling File Gateway interface is vulnerable to a stored
    XSS attack, resulting in JavaScript execution in the context of
    higher privileged accounts. The SFTP client implements
    functionality to upload and then rename files. These file name
    have no restriction on characters, resulting in a stored XSS
    attack. The user can rename a file via SFTP and have the file
    name containing script which can be invoked when another user
    downloaded the file using the Download Files interface.
    

Local fix

  • STRRTC - 542829
    DW / DW
    Circumvention: None
    

Problem summary

  • Users Affected:
    All
    
    Problem Description:
    Security Vulnerability found in Penetration Testing: Stored XSS
    and XML Entity Expansion (Billion Laughs Attack).
    When a file which is renamed to some html tag. It gives this xss
    attack.
    
    Platforms Affected:
    All
    

Problem conclusion

  • A code fix is provided.
    
    
    DELIVERED IN:
    5020603_3
    5020500_18
    5020601_10
    5020602_6
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IT21865

  • Reported component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Reported component ID

    5725D0600

  • Reported release

    525

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-08-07

  • Closed date

    2017-11-14

  • Last modified date

    2018-06-04

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    STR B2B INTEGRA

  • Fixed component ID

    5725D0600

Applicable component levels

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Document Information

Modified date:
04 June 2018