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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Network Protection is vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting. (CVE-2014-6189)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Security Network Protection contains a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details


CVEID:CVE-2014-6189

DESCRIPTION: IBM Security Network Protection 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: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98558 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Affected Products and Versions

Products: IBM Security Network Protection (XGS) models 3100, 4100, 5100, 7100
Firmware versions: 5.2 and 5.3

Remediation/Fixes

IBM has provided fixes for all supported versions. Follow the installation instructions in the README files included with the fix.

ProductVersionRemediation
IBM Security Network Protection5.25.2.0.0-ISS-XGS-All-Models-Hotfix-FP0008
IBM Security Network Protection5.3Firmware Update 5.3.0.5 https://ibmss.flexnetoperations.com/

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

IBM Security Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Brennan Brazeau, John Zuccato, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, Warren Moynihan

Change History

April 1, 2015: original 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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018

UID

swg21697248