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Security Bulletin: Multiple CKEditor Vulnerabilities Affect IBM Control Center

Security Bulletin


Summary

Muliple CKEditor vulnerablities affect IBM Control Center. See vulnerability details for descriptions.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2018-17960
DESCRIPTION:   CKEditor is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a source-mode paste to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/153156 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2020-9281
DESCRIPTION:   CKEditor is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the HTML Data Processor. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted protected comment to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/177488 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-26271
DESCRIPTION:   CKEditor is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a regular expression denial of service (ReDoS) flaw in the Advanced Tab for Dialogs plugin. By persuading a victim to paste specially-crafted text into the Styles input of specific dialogs, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/195665 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-26272
DESCRIPTION:   CKEditor is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a regular expression denial of service (ReDoS) flaw in the Autolink plugin. By persuading a victim to paste specially-crafted URL-like text, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/195667 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Control Center6.2.0.0

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMF

iFix

Remediation

 IBM Control Center

 6.2.0.0

 iFix08

Fix Central - 6.2.0.0

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

13 May 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
14 May 2021

UID

ibm16453469