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Security Bulletin: Cross Site Scripting security vulnerabilities in FileNet Content Manager

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Cross Site Scripting security vulnerabilities in FileNet Content Manager in Administration Console for Content Platform Engine (ACCE)

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4447
DESCRIPTION:   IBM FileNet Content Manager 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)
FileNet Content Manager5.5.3
FileNet Content Manager5.5.4


To address this vulnerability, install one of the below releases:

ProductVRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
FileNet Content Manager5.5.3
PJ46144 - 7/16/2020 - 7/21/2020

In the above table, the APAR links will provide more information about the fix.
Only versions covered by continuous support for fixes are listed. Please apply the listed update to remediate.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

22 July 2020: Initial Publication10 November 2020: Added Remediation/Fixes version text

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
10 November 2020