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JR64586: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to cross-site scripting (CVE-2021-38952)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Operations Console security threat - The cookie does not contain
    the "HTTPOnly" attribute (CWE 614)
    

Local fix

  • N/A
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Users of Information Server
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    IBM InfoSphere Information Server may be vulnerable to XSS due
    to missing HttpOnly attribute in cookies (CWE 614)
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    Install the fix for JR64586
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The fix removes exposure to XSS attack in the affected component
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR64586

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    B71

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2022-02-17

  • Closed date

    2022-04-28

  • Last modified date

    2022-04-28

  • 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

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36DS

Applicable component levels

[{"Line of Business":{"code":"LOB10","label":"Data and AI"},"Business Unit":{"code":"BU059","label":"IBM Software w\/o TPS"},"Product":{"code":"SSVSEF","label":"InfoSphere DataStage"},"Platform":[{"code":"PF025","label":"Platform Independent"}],"Version":"11.7"}]

Document Information

Modified date:
29 April 2022