ESB-2018.0699 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Portal: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction 2018-03-09

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                               ESB-2018.0699
       Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM
                     WebSphere Portal (CVE-2018-1444)
                               9 March 2018

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Product:           IBM WebSphere Portal
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1444  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22014392

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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere
Portal (CVE-2018-1444)

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Portal

Software version: 8.5, 9.0

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

Reference #: 2014392

Modified date: 08 March 2018

Security Bulletin

Summary

A fix is available for a cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM WebSphere
Portal (CVE-2018-1444).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1444
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: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/139906 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 WebSphere Portal       |9.0.0.0 - 9.0.0.0 CF15             |
+---------------------------+-----------------------------------+
|IBM WebSphere Portal       |8.5.0.0 - 8.5.0.0 CF15             |
+---------------------------+-----------------------------------+

Remediation/Fixes

+-------------+-----+-------+-------------------------------------------------+
|Product      |VRMF |APARs  |Fix                                              |
+-------------+-----+-------+-------------------------------------------------+
|IBM WebSphere|9.0  |PI94197|  o Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 15 (CF15) and then |
|Portal       |     |       |    apply the Interim Fix PI94197.               |
|             |     |       |                                                 |
|             |     |       |-- or --                                         |
|             |     |       |                                                 |
|             |     |       |  o Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 16 (CF16), targeted|
|             |     |       |    for 2Q 2018.                                 |
|             |     |       |                                                 |
|             |     |       |(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal  |
|             |     |       |9.0 )                                            |
+-------------+-----+-------+-------------------------------------------------+
|IBM WebSphere|8.5  |PI94197|  o Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 15 (CF15) and then |
|Portal       |     |       |    apply the Interim Fix PI94197.               |
|             |     |       |                                                 |
|             |     |       |-- or --                                         |
|             |     |       |                                                 |
|             |     |       |  o Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 16 (CF16), targeted|
|             |     |       |    for 2Q 2018.                                 |
|             |     |       |                                                 |
|             |     |       |(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal  |
|             |     |       |8.5.0.0 )                                        |
+-------------+-----+-------+-------------------------------------------------+


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

8 March 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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