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Security Bulletin: IBM Content Navigator is susceptible to a cross-site scripting vunlerability.

Security Bulletin


IBM Content Navigator has addressed the following vulnerability

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4757
DESCRIPTION:   IBM FileNet Content Manager and IBM Content Navigator 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)
IBM Content Navigator3.0CD


ProductVMRFRemediation / First Fix
IBM Content Navigator      3.0 Continuous DeliveryICN 3.0.9 and above

Workarounds and Mitigations

The IBM Content Navigator viewer map can be configured to prevent users from opening or previewing certain types of documents as described in this article:

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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Olivier Laflamme from GoSecure, Inc

Change History

18 Dec 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
18 December 2020