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Security Bulletin: Multiple Cross-Site scripting vulnerabilities in IBM Business Process Manager dashboards (CVE-2015-4955)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Due to insufficient user input escaping IBM Business Process Manager dashboards are vulnerable to Cross-Site scripting.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-4955
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Business Process Manager is vulnerable to reflected cross-site scripting, which is caused by the improper escaping of user-supplied input. A remote attacker might exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted URL to execute a script in a user's web browser within the security context of the hosting web site after the URL is clicked. An attacker might use this vulnerability to steal the user's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/105201 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

  • IBM Business Process Manager V8.0.x through V8.5.6.0

Remediation/Fixes

Install the interim fixes for APAR JR52696 and JR54007 as appropriate for your current IBM Business Process Manager version.
For V8.5.5.0, interim fix JR53179 contains the fix for interim fix JR52696.


Please note that the fixes for 8.5.6.0 is included in Cumulative Fix 1, see Product maintenance strategy for IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.6 and V8.5.7.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

2015-10-01: Original Version Published
2017-04-10: Update link to 8.5.6 cumulative fix

*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:
15 June 2018

UID

swg21966010