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Security Bulletin: IBM Streams is potentially affected by a vulnerability caused by parsing text in the Web Console

Security Bulletin


Summary

The IBM Streams Web console is potentially vulnerable to cross-site scripting and other related attacks. IBM Streams has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1431
DESCRIPTION:
IBM InfoSphere Streams is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/127632 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

The following versions may be impacted:

  • IBM Streams Version 4.2.1.1 and earlier
  • IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 4.1.1.4 and earlier
  • IBM InfoSphere Streams Version 4.0.1.4 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

NOTE: Fix Packs are available on IBM Fix Central.

To remediate/fix this issue, follow the instructions below:

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

4 August 2017: Original version published.
26 September 2017: Updated fixes link.
2 October 2017: Updated fixes link.

*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

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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018

UID

swg22006827