IBM MQ Appliance has addressed a cross-site scripting vulnerability.
DESCRIPTION: angular.js is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious script into a web page that would be executed in a victim's web browser within the security context of the hosting web site, when the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base score: 4.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183379 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM MQ Appliance||9.1 LTS|
|IBM MQ Appliance||9.1 CD|
|IBM MQ Appliance||9.2|
Workarounds and Mitigations
This vulnerability is only applicable if the web console has been switched from the New Web Console (which is the default web console for IBM MQ Appliance V9.2.0) to the Dashboard Web Console (which was the web console for earlier versions of IBM MQ Appliance).
For instructions on how to switch between console types, see: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SS5K6E_9.2.0/com.ibm.mqa.doc/administering/co00690_copyto.htm
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06 Jan 2021: Initial Publication
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06 January 2021