ESB-2017.1805 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Application Server: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction 2017-07-24

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                               ESB-2017.1805
Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Admin Console for
               WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2017-1380)
                               24 July 2017

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Product:           IBM WebSphere Application Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Solaris
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting           -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1380  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22004785

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Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in Admin Console for
WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2017-1380)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

WebSphere Application Server

Software version:

7.0, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition:

Base, Developer, Enterprise, Express, Network Deployment

Reference #:

2004786

Modified date:

20 July 2017

Summary

There is a potential cross-site scripting vulnerability in the Admin Console
for WebSphere Application Server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2017-1380

DESCRIPTION:

IBM WebSphere Application Server 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: 5.4

CVSS Temporal Score: See

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/127151

for the current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

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

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects the following versions and releases of IBM
WebSphere Application Server:

Version 9.0

Version 8.5

Version 8.0

Version 7.0

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix, Fix Pack or PTF
containing APAR PI82078 for each named product as soon as practical.

For traditional WebSphere Application Server and WebSphere Application Server
Hypervisor Edition:

For V9.0.0.0 through 9.0.0.4:

 Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix

PI82078

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 9.0.0.5 or later (targeted availability 29 September 2017).

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.11 Full Profile:

 Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix

PI82078

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.12 or later (targeted availability 19 July 2017).

For V8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.13:

 Upgrade to a minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then
apply Interim Fix

PI82078

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 8.0.0.14 or later (targeted availability 16 October 2017).

For V7.0.0.0 through 7.0.0.43:

 Upgrade to a minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then
apply Interim Fix

PI82078

- --OR--

 Apply Fix Pack 7.0.0.45 or later (targeted availability 2Q 2018).



Important note

IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the System
z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security and
integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions on the
System z Security web site . Security and integrity APARs and associated
fixes will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing the CVSS scores
and applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize
any potential risk.

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3



Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog



Change History

20 July 2017: original document 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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