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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager is vulnerable to stored cross-site scripting.

Security Bulletin


A stored cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager was addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4741
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: 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)

Affected Products and Versions

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


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


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This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Filip Ceglik

Change History

09 Oct 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
09 October 2020