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Security Bulletin: Cross Site Scripting vulnerability in Google Web Toolkit may affect IBM Business Automation Workflow and IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) - CVE-2012-5920

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Business Process Manager and IBM Business Automation Workflow may be vulnerable to a cross site scripting attack.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2012-5920
DESCRIPTION:   Google Web Toolkit is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials. Note: This vulnerability is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-4563.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80331 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Business Automation WorkflowV20.0.0.1,
V19.0,
V18.0

V20.0.0.2 is NOT affected
IBM Business Process ManagerV8.6, V8.5

For earlier and unsupported versions of the products, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version of the product.

 


Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the Interim Fix (iFix) or Cumulative Fix (CF) containing APAR JR62790 as soon as practical:

For IBM Business Automation Workflow V18.0, V19.0, and V20.0
· Upgrade to minimal cumulative fix levels as required by iFix and then apply iFix JR62790
--OR--
· Apply cumulative fix Business Automation Workflow V20.0.0.2 or later

For IBM Business Process Manager V8.6
· Upgrade to minimal cumulative fix levels as required by iFix and then apply iFix JR62790
--OR--
· Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V20.0.0.2 or later

For IBM BPM V8.5
· Upgrade to IBM BPM V8.5.7, apply Cumulative Fix 2017.06 and then apply iFix JR62790
--OR--
· Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V20.0.0.2 or later

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

14 Jan 2021: 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:
14 January 2021

UID

ibm16404370