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JR57478: SECURITY APAR CVE-2017-1159: THE WEB IBM PROCESS DESIGNER AND WEB VIEWER ARE VULNERABLE TO OPEN REDIRECTION ATTACKS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • CVEID: CVE-2017-1159
    DESCRIPTION: IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) could allow a
    remote attacker to conduct phishing attacks, using an open
    redirect attack. By persuading a victim to visit a
    specially-crafted web site, a remote attacker could exploit this
    vulnerability to spoof the URL displayed to redirect a user to a
    malicious web site that would appear to be trusted. This could
    allow the attacker to obtain highly sensitive information or
    conduct further attacks against the victim.
    CVSS Base Score: 7.4
    CVSS Temporal Score: See
    https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/122891 for
    the current score
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N)
    
    PRODUCTS AFFECTED
    IBM BPM Advanced
    IBM BPM Standard
    IBM BPM Express
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • No additional information is available.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix that ensures redirects are always relative, meaning that
    they are on the same server, is available for the IBM BPM
    V7.5.1.2, V8.0.1.3, V8.5.0.2, V8.5.5.0, and V8.5.6.2 fix packs
    and is included in IBM BPM V8.5.7 cumulative fix 2017.03.
    
    Note: A fix for IBM BPM V8.5.7 cumulative fix (CF) 2017.03 is
    available even though IBM BPM V8.5.7 CF 2017.03 is not
    vulnerable to this security issue. The intention of this interim
    fix is to prevent the following unnecessary warning message in
    IBM Installation Manager, which you see when you upgrade IBM
    BPM:
    
    "One or more fixes will be uninstalled when IBM(R) Business
    Process Manager <Advanced | Standard | Express> is updated to
    8.5.7. CF2017.03. The update does not address issues that were
    resolved previously by the maintenance packages. The problems
    might return if fixes for the the
    following issues are not reapplied or have new fixes applied to
    prevent the problems from returning.
      - JR57478 in the package IBM(R) Business Process Manager
    <Advanced | Standard | Express> 8.5..."
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR57478

  • Reported component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9500

  • Reported release

    857

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2017-03-07

  • Closed date

    2017-05-18

  • Last modified date

    2017-10-17

  • 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

    BPM STANDARD

  • Fixed component ID

    5725C9500

Applicable component levels

  • R855 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 October 2017