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Security Bulletin: IBM Sterling Order Management is affected by Cross Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability (CVE- 2015-1911)

Security Bulletin


IBM Sterling Selling and Fulfillment Foundation is vulnerable to Cross Site Scripting vulnerability (XSS) which could lead to impersonating a legitimate user, allowing an attacker unauthorized access to a user's record.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-1911
DESCRIPTION: IBM Sterling Order Management 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 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

Sterling Order Management 8.5
IBM Sterling Selling and Fulfillment Foundation 9.0
IBM Sterling Field Sales 9.0


The recommended solution is to apply fix packs as soon as practical. Please see below for information about the available fixes.

ProductVRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
Sterling Order Management 8.58.5-HF113NoneApply the Fix pack by selecting the appropriate VRMF available on IWM
IBM Sterling Selling and Fulfillment Foundation,7TD,000Apply the Fix pack by selecting the appropriate VRMF available on IWM
IBM Sterling Field Sales 9.0SFS9.0-HF7NoneApply the Fix pack by selecting the appropriate VRMF available on IWM

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

14 April 2015 : Original Copy 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:
16 June 2018