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Security Bulletin: IBM FileNet Content Manager and IBM Content Foundation are affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the Administration Console for Content Platform Engine (ACCE)

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Summary

The IBM FileNet Content Manager and IBM Content Foundation component "Administration Console for Content Platform Engine" (ACCE), is affected by multiple security vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

Advisory CVEs:

CVEID: CVE-2018-1542
DESCRIPTION: The Administration Console for Content Platform Engine (ACCE) included in the IBM FileNet Content Manager and IBM Content Foundation products, is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/142597 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)


CVEID: CVE-2018-1555
DESCRIPTION: IBM FileNet Content Manager 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: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/142892 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)


CVEID: CVE-2018-1556
DESCRIPTION: IBM FileNet Content Manager 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: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/142893 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM FileNet Content Manager 5.2.1, 5.5.0
IBM Content Foundation 5.2.1, 5.5.0

Remediation/Fixes

IBM recommends upgrading to a supported version/release/plaform of the product that contains the fixes to these vulnerabilities.
 

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
IBM FileNet Content Manager 5.2.1
5.5.0
PJ45334
PJ45334
5.2.1.7-P8CPE-IF002 - 5/24/2018
5.5.1.0-P8CPE - 6/28/2018
IBM Content Foundation 5.2.1
5.5.0
PJ45334
PJ45334
5.2.1.7-P8CPE-IF002 - 5/24/2018
5.5.1.0-P8CPE - 6/28/2018


In the above table, the APAR links will provide more information about the fix

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

Jayson Grace

Change History

24 May 2018: Original Version Published
28 June 2018: 5.5.1.0-P8CPE released.

*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 Information

Modified date:
17 August 2018

UID

swg22015943