ESB-2017.1635 - [Appliance] IBM Netezza Performance Portal: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction 2017-06-30

Printable version
PGP/GPG verifiable version

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA256

===========================================================================
             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2017.1635
        Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM HTTP Server affects
                Netezza Performance Portal (CVE-2016-8743)
                               30 June 2017

===========================================================================

        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
        ---------------------------------

Product:           IBM Netezza Performance Portal
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Network Appliance
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting           -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data       -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-8743  

Reference:         ESB-2016.1706
                   ESB-2016.1675
                   ESB-2016.1622
                   ESB-2016.1618

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22003173

- --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT--------------------

Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM HTTP Server affects Netezza 
Performance Portal (CVE-2016-8743)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: PureData System for Analytics

Software version: 1.0.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2003173

Modified date: 29 June 2017

Summary

IBM HTTP Server is used by IBM Netezza Performance Portal. IBM Netezza 
Performance Portal has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-8743

DESCRIPTION: Apache HTTPD is vulnerable to HTTP response splitting attacks, 
caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could
exploit this vulnerability to inject arbitrary HTTP headers and cause the 
server to return a split response, once the URL is clicked. This would allow 
the attacker to perform further attacks, such as Web cache poisoning or 
cross-site scripting, and possibly obtain sensitive information.

CVSS Base Score: 6.100

CVSS Temporal Score: 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119917 for more 
information

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 Netezza Performance Portal 1.0 - 2.1.1.4

Remediation/Fixes

To resolve the above reported CVE for IBM HTTP Server on Netezza Performance 
Portal, update to the following IBM Netezza Performance Portal release:

Product 			VRMF 	Remediation/First Fix

IBM Netezza Performance Portal 	2.1.1.5 Link to Fix Central

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

28 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.

- --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT--------------------

You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's
registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is
maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue
receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If
you do not know who that is, please send an email to auscert@auscert.org.au
and we will forward your request to the appropriate person.

NOTE: Third Party Rights
This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members.  As
AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control
over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice
contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or
organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's
site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences
which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in
this security bulletin.

NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin.  It may
not be updated when updates to the original are made.  If downloading at
a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly
from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current.

Contact information for the authors of the original document is included
in the Security Bulletin above.  If you have any questions or need further
information, please contact them directly.

Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from:

        http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?cid=1980

===========================================================================
Australian Computer Emergency Response Team
The University of Queensland
Brisbane
Qld 4072

Internet Email: auscert@auscert.org.au
Facsimile:      (07) 3365 7031
Telephone:      (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417)
                AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours
                which are GMT+10:00 (AEST).
                On call after hours for member emergencies only.
===========================================================================
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967
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=hlgn
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

« Back to bulletins