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Security Bulletin: IBM Content Navigator is potentially vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input (CVE-2015-1888)

Security Bulletin


IBM Content Navigator is potentially vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-1888
IBM Content Navigator is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. The vulnerability is 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 Content Navigator 2.0.3

IBM Content Navigator is a component that is available to customers in these products (and the products that contain them):

  • IBM Content Manager
  • IBM FileNet Content Manager
  • IBM Content Foundation
  • IBM Content Manager OnDemand


Version 2.0.2 Apply fix pack 2.0.2-ICN-FP007, or higher

    Version 2.0.3 Apply fix pack 2.0.3-ICN-FP003, or higher

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    *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:
    17 June 2018