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Security Bulletin: IBM WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to Cross-site Scripting (CVE-2022-22477)

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Summary

IBM WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to cross-site scripting in the Admin Console. This has been addressed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2022-22477
DESCRIPTION:   IBM WebSphere Application Server 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/225605 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 WebSphere Application Server9.0
IBM WebSphere Application Server8.5

Remediation/Fixes

 IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability now by applying a currently available interim fix or fix pack that contains the APAR PH46332.

For IBM WebSphere Application Server traditional:

For V9.0.0.0 through 9.0.5.12:
· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix  PH46332
--OR--
· Apply Fix Pack 9.0.5.13 or later (targeted availability 3Q2022). 

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.21:
· Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PH46332
--OR--
· Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.22 or later (targeted availability 3Q2022). 

 

Additional interim fixes may be available and linked off the interim fix download page.

 

 

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Lukasz Plonka.

Change History

13 July 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.

Disclaimer

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Document Location

Worldwide

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Document Information

Modified date:
19 July 2022

UID

ibm16603417