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A Security vulnerability in the IBM Dojo Toolkit affects IBM Social Media Analytics (CVE-2014-8917)

Security Bulletin


The dojox/form/resources/fileuploader.swf, dojox/form/resources/uploader.swf, dojox/av/resources/audio.swf and dojox/av/resources/video.swf files exhibit an XSS vulnerability. IBM Social Media Analytics uses the IBM Dojo Toolkit and is subject to XSS.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-8917

DESCRIPTION: dojox/form/resources/upload.swf, dojox/form/resources/fileupload.swf, dojox/av/resources/audio.swf and dojox/av/resources/video.swf are subject to XSS vulnerability.

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

IBM Social Media Analytics 1.3


The recommended solution is to apply the appropriate fix for this vulnerability.

IBM Social Media Analytics 1.3 IF11

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

Original Version Published: January 19th, 2015

*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