ESB-2017.1632 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Portal: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction 2017-06-29

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                               ESB-2017.1632
       Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM
                     WebSphere Portal (CVE-2017-1217)
                               29 June 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Portal
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting   -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Privileged Data -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1217  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22004348

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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal
(CVE-2017-1217)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Portal

Software version: 8.5, 9.0

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 2004348

Modified date: 28 June 2017

Summary

A fix is available for a cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM WebSphere 
Portal (CVE-2017-1217).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1217

DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Portal 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: 6.1

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/123857 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM WebSphere Portal 9.0

IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5

Remediation/Fixes

Product 		VRMF 	APARs 		Fix

IBM WebSphere Portal 	9.0 	PI79202 	Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 14 (CF14).
						(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 9.0.0)

IBM WebSphere Portal 	8.5 	PI79202 	Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 14 (CF14).
						(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 8.5.0.0)

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

27 June 2017: Original version 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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the 
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard 
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and 
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY 
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS 
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT 
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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