ESB-2017.2236 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Portal: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction 2017-09-06

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                               ESB-2017.2236
       Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM
                     WebSphere Portal (CVE-2017-1189)
                             7 September 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-2017-1189

Original Bulletin:
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22008028

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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal
(CVE-2017-1189)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Portal

Software version: 6.1, 7.0, 8.0

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

Reference #: 2008028

Modified date: 06 September 2017

Summary

A fix is available for a cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM WebSphere
Portal (CVE-2017-1189).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1189

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/123558 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

Affected Product 	Affected Versions

IBM WebSphere Portal 	8.0.0.0 - 8.0.0.1 CF22

IBM WebSphere Portal 	7.0.0.0 - 7.0.0.2 CF30

IBM WebSphere Portal 	6.1.5.0 - 6.1.5.3 CF27

IBM WebSphere Portal 	6.1.0.0 - 6.1.0.6 CF27

For unsupported versions IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported
version of the product.

Remediation/Fixes

Product 		VRMF 			APARs 	Fix

IBM WebSphere Portal 	8.0.0 through 8.0.0.1 	PI78908 Upgrade to Fix Pack 8.0.0.1
						with Cumulative Fix 22 (CF22) and then apply the Interim Fix PI78908.
						(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 8.0.0.1)

IBM WebSphere Portal 	7.0.0 through 7.0.0.2 	PI78908 Upgrade to Fix Pack 7.0.0.2
						with Cumulative Fix 30 (CF30) and then apply the Interim Fixes PI78908.
						(Combined Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 7.0.0.2)

IBM WebSphere Portal 	6.1.5.0 through 6.1.5.3 PI78908 Upgrade to Fix Pack
						6.1.5.3 with Cumulative Fix 27 (CF27) and then apply the Interim Fixes
						PI78908.
						(Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 6.1.5.3)

IBM WebSphere Portal 	6.1.0.0 through 6.1.0.6 PI78908 Upgrade to Fix Pack
						6.1.0.6 with Cumulative Fix 27 (CF27) and then apply the Interim Fixes
						PI78908.
						(Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 6.1.0.6)

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

6 September 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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