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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability have been identified on Tool Prompt Configuration page of Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI (CVE-2020-4196)

Security Bulletin


Fix is available for vulnerability in Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) affecting Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI Tool Prompt Configuration page (CVE-2020-4196).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4196
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus_GUI 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: for the current score.
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

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus_GUI8.1.x


Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix 
Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI 8.1.0 IJ22783 Apply Fix Pack 17 TF0003

For unsupported versions IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version of the product.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

02 Mar 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
02 March 2020