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Security Bulletin: HTML injection vulnerability in IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) - CVE-2017-1424

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Summary

IBM BPM allows users to interact with one another without fully removing HTML markup. This might allow controlling parts of the user interface, possibly script injection.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1424
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/127477 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 Advanced V8.5.7.0 including cumulative fix 2017.06

Remediation/Fixes

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

Workarounds and Mitigations

Disable all Social Features or Mentions feature within the Social Feature by setting com.ibm.bpm.portal.disableSocial=all or com.ibm.bpm.portal.disableSocial=mentions.. Consult the documentation https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSFTN5_8.5.7/com.ibm.wbpm.admin.doc/topics/tadm_portal_customprops_mashups.html for detail.

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Change History

22 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

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