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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability CVE-2020-4997

Security Bulletin


Summary

A cross-site scripting vulnerability was addressed by IBM InfoSphere Information Server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4997
DESCRIPTION:   IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to 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: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/192914 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

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

Remediation/Fixes

Product  VRMF  APAR  Remediation/First Fix
 InfoSphere Information Server,
 Information Server on Cloud
 11.7  JR63036

--Apply InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.1.0
--Apply InfoSphere Information Server version 11.7.1.0 Fix Pack 1
--Apply InfoSphere Information Server 11.7.1.1 Service Pack 1

For Red Hat 8 installations, contact IBM Customer support

Contact Technical Support:

In the United States and Canada dial 1-800-IBM-SERV
View the support contacts for other countries outside of the United States.
Electronically open a Service Request with Information Server Technical Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

01 Apr 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:
01 April 2021

UID

ibm16437247