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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability in Apache ActiveMQ affects IBM Operations Analytics Predictive Insights (CVE-2020-13947)

Security Bulletin


Apache ActiveMQ is used by IBM Operations Analytics Predictive Insights. IBM Operations Analytics Predictive Insights has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-13947
DESCRIPTION:   Apache ActiveMQ is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the message.jsp script. 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.
CVSS Base score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: 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)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Operations Analytics Predictive InsightsAll


Apply 1.3.6 Interim Fix 3

Note that for versions earlier than 1.3.6, ONLY the UI component should be updated using this interim fix. Nothing else in the interim fix is relevant to this bulletin.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

17 May 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
13 June 2021