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Security Bulletin: IBM OpenPages GRC Platform HTML injection (CVE-2016-3049)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM OpenPages GRC Platform has a potential security exposure due to a HTML injection vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details


CVEID: CVE-2016-3049
DESCRIPTION:
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform is vulnerable to HTML injection. A remote attacker could inject malicious HTML code, which when viewed, would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114712 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM OpenPages versions 7.1 through 7.3

Remediation/Fixes

A fix has been created for each affected version of the named product. Download and install the fix as soon as possible. Fixes and installation instructions are provided at the URLs listed below:

FixDownload URL
For OpenPages GRC Platform 7.3
– Apply 7.3 Fix Pack 1 (7.3.0.1) or later
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24043595
For OpenPages GRC Platform 7.2
– Apply 7.2 Fix Pack 3 (7.2.0.3) or later
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24043140
For OpenPages GRC Platform 7.1
– Apply 7.1 Fix Pack 4 (7.1.0.4) or later
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24043897

For OpenPages GRC Platform v7.0.x customers, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known, apply fixes.

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References

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Change History

3 Oct 2017 : Original version published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018

UID

swg21997686