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Security Bulletin: IBM CICS TX Standard is vulnerable to HTML injection (CVE-2022-34160)

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IBM CICS TX Standard could allow a remote attacker to inject malicious HTML code. The fix removes this vulnerability (CVE-2022-34160) from IBM CICS TX Standard.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2022-34160
DESCRIPTION:   IBM CICS TX Standard and Advanced 11.1 is vulnerable to HTML injection. A remote attacker could inject malicious HTML code, which when viewed, would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site. IBM X-Force ID: 229330.
CVSS Base score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: 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)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM CICS TX StandardAll


IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability by downloading and applying the interim fixes from the table below  


VersionDefectRemediation / First Fix
IBM CICS TX Standard
127637Download fix from here


Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

06 Jul 2022: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
08 July 2022