IBM BPM reflects untrusted user input without fully removing HTML markup. This might allow controlling parts of the user interface, possibly script injection.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/127478 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 Business Process Manager V22.214.171.124
- IBM Business Process Manager V126.96.36.199 through V188.8.131.52 Cumulative Fix 2017.06
Note that release 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, and 8.5.6 (including cumulative fixes) are NOT affected.
The recommended solution is to apply the Interim Fix (iFix) or CF containing APAR JR58044 as soon as practical:
- IBM Business Process Manager Advanced
- IBM Business Process Manager Standard
- IBM Business Process Manager Express
- Install Fix Pack 3
For IBM BPM V22.214.171.124 through V126.96.36.199 CF 2017.06
Workarounds and Mitigations
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Nalla Muthu S and Prasath K
30 Sep 2017: initial version published
*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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15 June 2018