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Security Bulletin: IBM Navigator for i is affected by security vulnerability (CVE-2021-38876)

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Summary

IBM Navigator for i heritage version is vulnerable to the issue described in the vulnerability details section. IBM i has addressed the applicable CVE as described in the remediation/fixes section.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2021-38876
DESCRIPTION:   IBM i 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: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/208404 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 i7.4
IBM i7.3
IBM i7.2

Remediation/Fixes

The issue can be fixed by applying PTFs to IBM i.  Releases 7.4, 7.3, and 7.2 of IBM i are supported and will be fixed. The IBM i PTF numbers containing the fix for the CVE follow.  Future Group PTFs for HTTP Server will also contain the fixes for this CVE.
Release 7.4 -  SI77613, SI77614
Release 7.3 -  SI77615, SI77616
Release 7.2 -  SI77617, SI77618

https://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral

Important note: IBM recommends that all users running unsupported versions of affected products upgrade to supported and fixed version of affected products.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

27 Dec 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:
27 December 2021

UID

ibm16537250