IBM Security Network Protection is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability that could be used to impersonate a legitimate user, allowing the impersonator to alter user records, and to perform transactions as that user.
The IBM Security Network Protection Local Management Interface is affected. The vulnerability identified below is remotely exploitable, some specialized knowledge may be required, and authentication is not required.
CVE ID: CVE-2013-5442
The IBM Security Network Protection Local Management Interface (LMI) allows the injection of a script which will be executed when the page loads in the user’s browser. This exploit could impact the integrity of the data, but the confidentiality of information and the availability of the system are not compromised.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/87818 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Products: XGS 5100
Firmware versions: 5.1, 5.1.1
Upgrade the IBM Threat firmware to the version listed below:
· Fixpack 188.8.131.52 for IBM Security Network Protection version 5.1
· Fixpack 184.108.40.206 for IBM Security Network Protection version 5.1.1
Contact IBM Security Systems Support (http://www-947.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/support) to upgrade to the above required Firmware.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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8 November 2013: Original copy published
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