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ESB-2011.0566 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Portal: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction
27 May 2011
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2011.0566 IBM WebSphere Portal unspecified cross-site scripting 27 May 2011 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: IBM WebSphere Portal Publisher: ISS Operating System: Windows Linux variants HP-UX Solaris AIX Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2011-2173 CVE-2011-2172 Original Bulletin: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/67594 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- IBM WebSphere Portal unspecified cross-site scripting websphere-unspec-xss (67594) The risk level is classified as Medium Risk Description: IBM WebSphere Portal is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using an unspecified parameter in 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 Access Vector: Network Access Complexity: Medium Authentication: None Confidentiality Impact: None Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: None Temporal Score: 3.7 Exploitability: High Remediation Level: Official-Fix Report Confidence: Confirmed Consequences: Gain Access Remedy: Apply IBM APARS PM37009 and PM36644, available from IBM Support and Downloads. See References. References: IBM Support and Downloads: Fixes integrated in WebSphere Portal V22.214.171.124 Combined Cumulative Fixes. BID-47954: IBM WebSphere Portal Search Center Unspecified Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability SA44700: IBM WebSphere Portal Search Center Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability Platforms Affected: IBM WebSphere Portal 126.96.36.199 Reported: May 23, 2011 The information within this database may change without notice. Use of this information constitutes acceptance for use in an AS IS condition. There are NO warranties, implied or otherwise, with regard to this information or its use. Any use of this information is at the user's risk. In no event shall the author/distributor (IBM Internet Security Systems X-Force) be held liable for any damages whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use or spread of this information. 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About IBM Internet Security Systems IBM Internet Security Systems is a trusted security advisor to thousands of the world's leading businesses and governments, helping to provide pre-emptive protection for networks, desktops and servers. The IBM Proventia? integrated security platform is designed to automatically protect against both known and unknown threats, helping to keep networks up and running and shield customers from online attacks before they impact business assets. IBM Internet Security Systems products and services are based on the proactive security intelligence of its X-Force? research and development team ? an unequivocal world authority in vulnerability and threat research. The IBM Internet Security Systems product line is also complemented by comprehensive Managed Security Services and Professional Security Services. 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