IBM CICS TX could allow an attacker to conduct various attacks against the vulnerable system, including cross-site scripting, cache poisoning or session hijacking. The fix removes this vulnerability (CVE-2022-34163) from IBM CICS TX Standard.
DESCRIPTION: IBM CICS TX is vulnerable to HTTP header injection, caused by improper validation of input by the HOST headers. This could allow an attacker to conduct various attacks against the vulnerable system, including cross-site scripting, cache poisoning or session hijacking.
CVSS Base score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/229333 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM CICS TX Standard||11.1|
IBM strongly recommends addressing the vulnerability by downloading and applying the interim fixes from the table below
Remediation / First Fix
IBM CICS TX Standard
Workarounds and Mitigations
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29 Jul 2022: Initial Publication
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14 February 2023