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Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting vulnerability on the Projects page in IBM UrbanCode Build (CVE-2015-1983)

Security Bulletin


IBM UrbanCode Build is vulnerable to cross-site scripting on the Projects page.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2015-1983

Description: IBM UrbanCode Build is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM UrbanCode Build 6.1.0, and on all supported platforms.


Upgrade to IBM UrbanCode Build 6.1.1 or request the latest patch for 6.1.0 through IBM support.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

* 11 September 2015: Original copy 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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Internal Use Only

PSIRT # 3353 Record # 57463

Bank of America requested to remove the acknowledgement which was

"Abhishek Goel working with Bank of America"

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018