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Security Bulletin: IBM Maximo Asset Management is vulnerable to cross-site scripting (CVE-2016-5905)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Maximo Asset Management is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5905
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Maximo Asset Management is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115522 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

This vulnerability affects the following versions of the IBM Maximo Asset Management core product, and all other IBM Maximo Industry Solution and IBM Control Desk products, regardless of their own version, if they are currently installed on top of an affected IBM Maximo Asset Management.*

Maximo Asset Management core product affected versions:
Maximo Asset Management 7.6, 7.5

Industry Solutions products affected if using an affected core version:
Maximo for Aviation
Maximo for Energy Optimization
Maximo for Government
Maximo for Life Sciences
Maximo for Nuclear Power
Maximo for Oil and Gas
Maximo for Transportation
Maximo for Utilities

SmartCloud Control Desk products affected if using an affected core version:
SmartCloud Control Desk
Tivoli Asset Management for IT
Tivoli Integration Composer
Tivoli Service Request Manager
Tivoli Change and Configuration Management Database

* To determine the core product version, log in and view System Information. The core product version is the "Tivoli's process automation engine" version. Please consult the Product Coexistence Matrix for a list of supported product combinations.

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to download the appropriate Interim Fix or Fix Pack from Fix Central (What is Fix Central?) and apply for each affected product as soon as possible. Please see below for information on the fixes available for each product, version, and release. Follow the installation instructions in the ‘readme’ documentation provided with each fix pack or interim fix.

For Maximo Asset Management 7.6, 7.5:

VRMFix Pack, Feature Pack, or Interim FixDownload
7.6.0Maximo 7.6.0.5 Interim Fix:
7.6.0.5-TIV-MBS-IFIX002 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral
7.5.0Maximo 7.5.0.10 Interim Fix:
7.5.0.10-TIV-MBS-IFIX003 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

2016 September 29: 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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

swg21988253