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Security Bulletin: IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty for IBM i is vulnerable to spoofing and clickjacking attacks due to swagger-ui (CVE-2018-25031, CVE-2021-46708)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty for IBM i contains swagger-ui which is vulnerable to spoofing and clickjacking attacks as described in the vulnerability details section. IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty for IBM i has addressed the vulnerabilities with a fix that upgrades the Liberty runtime to version 22.0.0.3.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2018-25031
DESCRIPTION:   swagger-ui could allow a remote attacker to conduct spoofing attacks. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted URL, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to display remote OpenAPI definitions.
CVSS Base score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/217346 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:   CVE-2021-46708
DESCRIPTION:   npm swagger-ui-dist could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to hijack the victim's click actions and possibly launch further attacks against the victim.
CVSS Base score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/217359 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM i7.4
IBM i7.3
IBM i7.2

Remediation/Fixes

IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerabilities now.
The issues can be fixed by applying a PTF to IBM i.  IBM i releases 7.4, 7.3, and 7.2 will be fixed.
 
The IBM i PTF numbers containing the fix for the CVEs :
IBM i Release5770-SS1 PTF NumberPTF Download Link
7.4SI78971https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/ptf/SI78971
7.3SI78972https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/ptf/SI78972
7.2SI78973https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/ptf/SI78973

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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

07 Apr 2022: 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.

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
08 April 2022

UID

ibm16570647