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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is affected by a cross-site request forgery vulnerability

Security Bulletin


Summary

A cross-site request forgery vulnerability was addressed by IBM InfoSphere Information Server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4286
DESCRIPTION:   IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery which could allow an attacker to execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/176268 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
InfoSphere Information Server, Information Server on Cloud 11.7
InfoSphere Information Server, Information Server on Cloud 11.5
InfoSphere Information Server 11.3

Remediation/Fixes

Product  VRMF  APAR  Remediation/First Fix
 InfoSphere Information Server,
 Information Server on Cloud
 11.7  JR61937

--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.1.0
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server 11.7.1.0 Fix Pack 1

 InfoSphere Information Server,
 Information Server on Cloud
 11.5  JR61937

--Upgrade to a release containing the fix

 InfoSphere Information Server 11.3  JR61937

--Upgrade to a release containing the fix

  

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Pawel Gocyla

Change History

18 May 2020: Initial Publication
03 March 2021: For version 11.5 fix, upgrade to version 11.7.1.1

*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 Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
03 March 2021

UID

ibm16194751