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Security Bulletin: IBM Social Program Management Design System contains an HTML injection vulnerability (CVE-2018-1671)

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An HTML injection vulnerability was detected in the IBM Social Program Management Design System component of the IBM Cúram Social Program Management product. It was discovered that input data for some tags was not sanitized in a secure way.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1671
DESCRIPTION: In IBM Cúram Social Program Management, the IBM Social Program Management Design System component is vulnerable to HTML injection. A remote attacker could inject malicious HTML code, which when viewed, would be executed in the victim's web browser within the security context of the hosting site.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See 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 Cúram Social Program Management -, specifically the IBM Social Program Management Design System component versions previous to 1.4.x.



VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM Social Program Management Design System 1.4.0 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 1.4.0 or a subsequent 1.4.x release, in addition to the compatible IBM Cúram Social Program Management version.

Workarounds and Mitigations

For information on all other versions, contact IBM Cúram Social Program Management customer support.

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Change History

05 December 2018: 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:
05 December 2018