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Security Bulletin: IBM Aspera on Cloud was vulnerable to a cross-site scripting vulnerability (CVE-2021-38870)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Aspera on Cloud was fixed to address the below cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-38870
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Aspera is vulnerable to stored 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: 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/208343 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)
Aspera on Cloud

Remediation/Fixes

Affected Product(s)
Aspera on Cloud


* There is no action required by the customer as the fixed was deployed to the SaaS environment.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Dylan Lawhon.

Change History

31 Aug 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:
28 September 2021

UID

ibm16491603