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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to HTML injection.

Security Bulletin


Summary

An HTML injection vulnerability was addressed in IBM InfoSphere Information Server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4740
DESCRIPTION:   IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to HTML injection. A remote attacker could inject malicious HTML code, which when viewed, would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site.
CVSS Base score: 5.2
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/188150 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
InfoSphere Information Server, Information Server on Cloud 11.7 JR62780 --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.1.0

--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.1.1
or for Red Hat 8 installations
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.1.2
 
InfoSphere Information Server, Information Server on Cloud 11.5 JR62780 --Upgrade to version 11.7

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

09 Oct 2020: Initial Publication

*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

ibm16346920