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Security Bulletin: IBM Intelligent Operations Center is vulnerable to Stored Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2020-4317)

Security Bulletin


IBM Intelligent Operations Center is vulnerable to Stored Cross-Site Scripting.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4317
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Emergency Management, Intelligent Operations Center (IOC) 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)
Intelligent Operations Center (IOC)5.1.0,,,,, 5.2, 5.2.
IBM Water Operations for Waternamics (Linux)5.1.0,,,,, 5.2, 5.2.1
IBM Intelligent Operations Center for Emergency Management (Linux)5.1.0,,,,


The recommended solution is to apply an interim fix that contains the fix for this issue as soon as practical.

Download the IBM Intelligent Operations Center Version is an upgrade to IBM Intelligent Operations Center Version 5.1 through IBM Intelligent Operations Center Version 5.2 from the following link: IBM Intelligent Operations Center Version Installation instructions for the fix are included in the readme document that is in the fix package.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Vijith PV

Change History

24 Jul 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
27 July 2020