ESB-2018.0368 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX][z/OS] IBM WebSphere Portal: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction 2018-02-07

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                               ESB-2018.0368
       Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM
                     WebSphere Portal (CVE-2018-1401)
                              7 February 2018

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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-2018-1401  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22013097

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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal
(CVE-2018-1401)


Document information

More support for: WebSphere Portal

Software version: 8.0, 8.5, 9.0

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

Reference #: 2013097

Modified date: 06 February 2018


Summary

A fix is available for a cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM WebSphere
Portal (CVE-2018-1401).


Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1401

DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Portal 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/138437 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                         |9.0.0.0 - 9.0.0.0 CF15                    |
+---------------------------------------------+------------------------------------------+
|IBM WebSphere Portal                         |8.5.0.0 - 8.5.0.0 CF15                    |
+---------------------------------------------+------------------------------------------+
|IBM WebSphere Portal                         |8.0.0.0 - 8.0.0.1 CF22                    |
+---------------------------------------------+------------------------------------------+


Remediation/Fixes

+------------+----------+-------+---------------------------------------------+
|Product     |VRMF      |APARs  |Fix                                          |
+------------+----------+-------+---------------------------------------------+
|IBM         |9.0       |PI93090|                Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 15 |
|WebSphere   |          |       |                (CF15) and then apply the    |
|Portal      |          |       |                Interim Fix PI93090.         |
|            |          |       |                                             |
|            |          |       |--or--                                       |
|            |          |       |                                             |
|            |          |       |                Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 16 |
|            |          |       |                (CF16), targeted for 2Q 2018.|
|            |          |       |                                             |
|            |          |       |(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere     |
|            |          |       |Portal 9.0 )                                 |
+------------+----------+-------+---------------------------------------------+
|IBM         |8.5       |PI93090|                Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 15 |
|WebSphere   |          |       |                (CF15) and then apply the    |
|Portal      |          |       |                Interim Fix PI93090.         |
|            |          |       |                                             |
|            |          |       |--or--                                       |
|            |          |       |                                             |
|            |          |       |                Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 16 |
|            |          |       |                (CF16), targeted for 2Q 2018.|
|            |          |       |                                             |
|            |          |       |(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere     |
|            |          |       |Portal 8.5.0.0 )                             |
+------------+----------+-------+---------------------------------------------+
|IBM         |8.0.0     |PI93090|                Upgrade to Fix Pack 8.0.0.1  |
|WebSphere   |through   |       |                with Cumulative Fix 22 (CF22)|
|Portal      |8.0.0.1   |       |                and then apply the Interim   |
|            |          |       |                Fix PI93090.                 |
|            |          |       |                                             |
|            |          |       |(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere     |
|            |          |       |Portal 8.0.0.1)                              |
+------------+----------+-------+---------------------------------------------+


Workarounds and Mitigations

None


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.


Change History

6 February 2018: 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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