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Security Bulletin: Cross Site Scripting vulnerability in responsive coach view of IBM Business Process Manager (CVE-2016-9731)

Security Bulletin


Summary

One of the responsive coach views that can be used by customers to build responsive web forms that interact with business processes is vulnerable to cross site scripting.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-9731
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/119760 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 V8.5.7.0 prior to cumulative fix 2016.12

Remediation/Fixes

Install JR57055 (included in cumulative fix 8.5.7.201612):

Workarounds and Mitigations

Use non-responsive coach controls.

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References

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Change History

16 December 2016: original document 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

swg21996158