ESB-2017.1843 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Portal: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction 2017-07-27

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                               ESB-2017.1843
       Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM
                     WebSphere Portal (CVE-2017-1303)
                               27 July 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
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1303  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22004979

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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere
Portal (CVE-2017-1303)

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Portal

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: Enable, Express, Extend, Hypervisor Edition, Server

Reference #: 2004979

Modified date: 26 July 2017

Security Bulletin

Summary

A fix is available for a cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM WebSphere
Portal (CVE-2017-1303).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1303
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager 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/125457 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
IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0
IBM WebSphere Portal 7.0

Remediation/Fixes

Product			VRMF	APARs		Fix
IBM WebSphere Portal	9.0	PI80564		Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 14
(CF14).
						(Combined Cumulative Fixes
						for WebSphere Portal 9.0.0)
IBM WebSphere Portal	8.5	PI80564		Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 14
(CF14).
						(Combined Cumulative Fixes
						for WebSphere Portal 8.5.0.0)

IBM WebSphere Portal	8.0	PI80564		Upgrade to Fix Pack 8.0.0.1
						with Cumulative Fix 22 (CF22)
						and then apply the Interim Fix
						PI80564.

IBM WebSphere Portal	7.0	PI80564		Upgrade to Fix Pack 7.0.0.2
						with Cumulative Fix 30 (CF30) 
						and then apply the Interim Fix
						PI80564.
	
Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

26 July 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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