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Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) - CVE-2017-1425

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM BPM reflects untrusted user input without fully removing HTML markup. This might allow controlling parts of the user interface, possibly script injection.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1425
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Business Process 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/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 V8.0.1.1

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.7.0 through V8.5.7.0 Cumulative Fix 2017.06

Note that release 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.3, 8.5.5.0, and 8.5.6 (including cumulative fixes) are NOT affected.

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the Interim Fix (iFix) or CF containing APAR JR58044 as soon as practical:

For IBM BPM V8.0.1.1
For IBM BPM V8.5.7.0 through V8.5.7.0 CF 2017.06

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Nalla Muthu S and Prasath K

Change History

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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Document Information

Modified date:
15 June 2018

UID

swg22006265