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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to a Cross-Frame scripting issue (CVE-2018-1432)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to cross-frame scripting, caused by insufficient HTML iframe protection.

Vulnerability Details


CVEID: CVE-2018-1432
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to cross-frame scripting which is a vulnerability that allows an attacker to load Information Server components inside an HTML iframe tag on a malicious page. The attacker could use this weakness to devise a Clickjacking attack to conduct phishing, frame sniffing, social engineering or Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/139360 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server: versions 11.3, 11.5, and 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Information Analyzer: versions 11.5, and 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Information Governance Catalog: versions 11.3, 11.5, and 11.7
IBM Information Server Governance Monitor: versions 11.5, and 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Data Click: versions 11.3, 11.5, and 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager: versions 11.3, 11.5, and 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Data Quality Exception Console: versions 11.5, and 11.7
IBM InfoSphere Data Quality Console: version 11.3
IBM InfoSphere Information Server Business Glossary: version 9.1
IBM InfoSphere Information Server Metadata Workbench: version 9.1
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: versions 11.5, and 11.7

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
InfoSphere Information Server, Information Analyzer, Information Governance Catalog, Governance Monitor, Data Click, Metadata Asset Manager, Data Quality Exception Console, Information Server on Cloud 11.7 JR59280 --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.0.1
InfoSphere Information Server, Information Analyzer, Information Governance Catalog, Governance Monitor, Data Click, Metadata Asset Manager, Data Quality Exception Console, Information Server on Cloud 11.5 JR59280

--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.5.0.2

--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server 11.5 Service Pack 4
InfoSphere Information Server, Information Governance Catalog, Data Click, Data Quality Console, Metadata Asset Manager 11.3 JR59280 --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.3.1.2
--Apply Information Governance Catalog Security patch
--Apply Data Click Security patch
--Apply Data Quality Console Security patch
--Apply Metadata Asset Manager Security patch
InfoSphere Business Glossary, Metadata Workbench 9.1 JR59280 --Upgrade to a new release


For IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 9.1, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.

Contact Technical Support:
In the United States and Canada dial 1-800-IBM-SERV
View the support contacts for other countries outside of the United States.
Electronically open a Service Request with Information Server Technical Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

None

Change History

01 June 2018: Original version published
11 July 2018: Publish fix for version 11.5

*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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Internal Use Only

PSIRT 110596

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Document Information

Modified date:
11 July 2018

UID

swg22014911