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Security Bulletin: A vulnerability has been identified in IBM Cloud Pak for Applications v4.3 for the potential of a cross-site scripting attack.

Security Bulletin


Summary

A vulnerability has been identified in IBM Cloud Pak for Applications v4.3 for the potential of a cross-site scripting attack.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-20362
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Cloud Pak for Applications 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/195033 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)
IBM Cloud Pak for ApplicationsAll

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Cloud Pak for Applications v4.3.1 provides a fix to prevent the potential of a cross-site scripting attack.  No separate APAR is provided.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Change History

12 Jul 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
30 July 2021

UID

ibm16471343