ESB-2017.3097 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM Support Tools: Cross-site scripting - Existing account 2017-12-05

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                               ESB-2017.3097
       Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM
                Support Tools for Lotus WCM (CVE-2017-1536)
                              5 December 2017

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Product:           IBM Support Tools
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1536  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22008031

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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM Support Tools for
Lotus WCM (CVE-2017-1536)

Security Bulletin

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

Reference #: 2008031

Modified date: 04 December 2017

Summary

A fix is available for a cross-site scripting vulnerability in "IBM Support 
Tools for Lotus WCM" (CVE-2017-1536). "IBM Support Tools for Lotus WCM" is a 
portlet available on the IBM Collaboration Solutions Catalog which is used to
troubleshoot WCM content related issues in IBM WebSphere Portal. It is not 
part of the out of the box installation of IBM WebSphere Portal.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1536

DESCRIPTION: IBM Support Tools for Lotus WCM 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/130733 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

Affected Product		Affected Versions

IBM Support Tools for Lotus WCM 1.0 - 1.7.0

Remediation/Fixes

Product				Fix

IBM Support Tools for Lotus WCM Upgrade to IBM Support Tools for Lotus WCM 
				version 1.7.1

Workarounds and Mitigations

Stop or uninstall the "IBM Support Tools for Lotus WCM" portlet.

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

4 December 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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