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Security Bulletin: IBM OpenPages with Watson has addressed a reverse tabnabbing vulnerability (CVE-2020-4440)

Security Bulletin


IBM OpenPages with Watson has addressed a reverse tabnabbing vulnerability (CVE-2020-4440)

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2020-4440
DESCRIPTION:   IBM OpenPages with Watson could allow an authenticated user to replace a target page with a phishing site which could allow the attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM OpenPages with Watson v8.1


A fix has been created for the affected version of the named product. Download and install the fix as soon as possible. Fixes and installation instructions are provided at the URLs listed below:

FixDownload URL
For IBM OpenPages with Watson 8.1
- Apply 8.1 Interim Fix 5 ( or later


Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

21 Aug 2020: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
17 September 2020