ESB-2018.3088 - [Win][Linux] IBM Rational Publishing Engine: Cross-site scripting - Existing account 2018-10-11

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                               ESB-2018.3088
          Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities
                     affect Rational Publishing Engine
                              11 October 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational Publishing Engine
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1534 CVE-2018-1533 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10734697

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Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities affect Rational
Publishing Engine

Document information

More support for: Rational Publishing Engine

Software version: 6.0.5, 6.0.6

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 0734697

Modified date: 10 October 2018

Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities with potential for cross-site scripting
affecting Rational Publishing Engine.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1533
DESCRIPTION: IBM Publishing Engine 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/
142431 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)

CVEID: CVE-2018-1534
DESCRIPTION: IBM Publishing Engine 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/
142432 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

Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.5

Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.6

Remediation/Fixes

For Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.6, upgrade to ifix001, which can be
downloaded from:

Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.6 ifix001

For Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.5, upgrade to ifix002, which can be
downloaded from:

Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.5 ifix002

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

10 October 2016: Initial draft 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.

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Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
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FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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