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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager is vulnerable to stored cross-site scripting and server-side request forgery.

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Summary

Stored cross-site scripting and server-side request forgery vulnerabilities in IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager was addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4702
DESCRIPTION:   IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to stored 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: 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/187187 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4632
DESCRIPTION:   IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager is vulnerable to server-side request forgery. By sending a specially crafted request, a remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to submit or control server requests.
CVSS Base score: 5.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/185416 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s) Version(s)
InfoSphere Information Server 11.7
InfoSphere Information Server 11.5

Remediation/Fixes

Product  VRMF  APAR  Remediation/First Fix
 InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager,
 Information Server on Cloud
 11.7  JR62698

--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.1.0
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server 11.7.1.0 Fix Pack 1
--Apply InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager Security patch

 InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager,
 Information Server on Cloud
 11.5  JR62698

--Upgrade to a later release containing the fix.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Maciej Kaczorowski (elusivefox) from STM Solutions.

Change History

4 Sep 2020: Initial Publication
8 Sep 2020: Added information for release 11.5
10 Oct 2020: Updated patch link

*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:
09 October 2020

UID

ibm16323721