ESB-2018.1061 - [Win][Linux][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Portal: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction 2018-04-09

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                               ESB-2018.1061
        Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal
                               9 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Portal
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
                   Solaris
                   HP-UX
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1483  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22015317

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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal
(CVE-2018-1483)

vulnerability

Security Bulletin

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 #: 2015317

Modified date: 06 April 2018

Summary

A fix is available for a cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM WebSphere
Portal (CVE-2018-1483).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1483
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/
140918 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         |
+---------------------------+-------------------------------+


Remediation/Fixes

+---------------+------+-------+----------------------------------------------+
|Product        |VRMF  |APARs  |Fix                                           |
+---------------+------+-------+----------------------------------------------+
|IBM WebSphere  |9.0   |PI95221|  - Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 15 (CF15)       |
|Portal         |      |       |    and then apply the Interim Fix PI95221.   |
|               |      |       |                                              |
|               |      |       |                                              |
|               |      |       |-- or --                                      |
|               |      |       |                                              |
|               |      |       |  - Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 16 (CF16),      |
|               |      |       |    targeted for 2Q 2018.                     |
|               |      |       |                                              |
|               |      |       |(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere      |
|               |      |       |Portal 9.0 )                                  |
+---------------+------+-------+----------------------------------------------+
|IBM WebSphere  |8.5   |PI95221|  - Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 15 (CF15)       |
|Portal         |      |       |    and then apply the Interim Fix PI95221.   |
|               |      |       |                                              |
|               |      |       |                                              |
|               |      |       |-- or --                                      |
|               |      |       |                                              |
|               |      |       |  - Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 16 (CF16),      |
|               |      |       |    targeted for 2Q 2018.                     |
|               |      |       |                                              |
|               |      |       |(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere      |
|               |      |       |Portal 8.5.0.0 )                              |
+---------------+------+-------+----------------------------------------------+


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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 April 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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