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Security Bulletin: XSS vulnerability affects IBM Cloud Object Storage System (CVE-2021-39014)

Security Bulletin


XSS vulnerability affects IBM Cloud Object Storage System (CVE-2021-39014). This vulnerability has been addressed in the latest ClevOS releases.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-39014
DESCRIPTION:   IBM Cloud Object System 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: 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)Version(s)
IBM Cloud Object Storage System3.15.8.97 or Prior Release

Workarounds and Mitigations


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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Dowon Jeong.

Change History

17 Nov 2021: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
06 July 2023