ESB-2018.3950 - [Win][Linux][AIX] IBM Business Automation Workflow: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction 2018-12-21

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                               ESB-2018.3950
  Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM Business Automation Workflow
                             21 December 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Business Automation Workflow
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1849  

Reference:         ASB-2018.0305
                   ASB-2018.0304
                   ESB-2018.3901
                   ESB-2018.3877

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10743081

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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM Business
Automation Workflow (CVE-2018-1849)

Security Bulletin

Document information

Component: Not Applicable
Software version: 18.0.0.0, 18.0.0.1
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows
Reference #: 0743081
Modified date: 20 December 2018


Summary

A Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability has been found in Business Process
Choreographer (BPC) Explorer of IBM Business Automation Workflow.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1849
DESCRIPTION: IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) is vulnerable to cross-site
scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code
in the web UI, thus altering the intended functionality and potentially
disclosing credentials in a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1
50948 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

- - IBM Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.0 through V18.0.0.1

- - IBM Business Process Manager V8.6.0.0 through V8.6.0.0 Cumulative Fix
2018.03 

- - IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V8.5.7.0 through V8.5.7.0 Cumulative
Fix 2017.06

- - IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V8.5.6.0 through V8.5.6.0 Cumulative
Fix 2

- - IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V8.5.5.0

- - IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V8.5.0.0 through V8.5.0.2

- - IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V8.0.0.0 through V8.0.1.3

- - IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V7.5.0.0 through V7.5.1.2

- - earlier unsupported version of WebSphere Process Server

 

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the Interim Fix (iFix) or Cumulative Fix
(CF) containing APAR JR60177 as soon as practical:

  o IBM Business Automation Workflow
  o IBM Business Process Manager
  o IBM Business Process Manager Advanced


For IBM Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.0 through V18.0.0.1
. Upgrade to minimal cumulative fix levels as required by iFix and then apply
iFix JR60177
Note that Business Automation Workflow 18.0.0.0 is a software bundle that
includes IBM Business Process Manager V8.6.0.0 CF 2018.03. To download the fix
for IBM Business Automation Workflow 18.0.0.0, download the fix labeled
"8.6.0.201803-WS-BPM-IFJR60177".  
- --OR--
. Apply cumulative fix Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.2 

For IBM Business Process Manager V8.6.0.0 through V8.6.0.0 CF 2018.03
. Upgrade to minimal cumulative fix levels as required by iFix and then apply
iFix JR60177
Note that Business Automation Workflow 18.0.0.0 is a software bundle that
includes IBM Business Process Manager V8.6.0.0 CF 2018.03. To download the fix
for IBM Business Process Manager V8.6.0.0 CF 2018.03, download the fix labeled
"8.6.0.201803-WS-BPM-IFJR60177".
- --OR--
. Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.2 

For IBM BPM V8.5.7.0 through V8.5.7.0 CF 2017.06
. Apply Cumulative Fix 2017.06 and then apply iFix  JR60177
- --OR--
. Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.2 

For IBM BPM V8.5.6.0 through V8.5.6.0 CF 2
. Apply CF2 and then apply iFix  JR60177
- --OR--
. Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.2 

For IBM BPM V8.5.5.0
. Apply iFix  JR60177
- --OR--
. Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.2 

For IBM BPM V8.5.0.0 through V8.5.0.2
. Apply iFix  JR60177
- --OR--
. Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.2 

For products in extended support:

  o IBM Business Process Manager V7.5.0.0 through V7.5.1.2
  o IBM Business Process Manager V8.0.0.0 through V8.0.1.3

 

. Migrate to Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.2 

- --OR--

. Contact IBM support to obtain and then apply iFix  JR60177

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

19 Dec 2018: initial 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
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ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.


                          Cross reference information
 Product  Component Platform                   Version                  Edition
   IBM              AIX,
Business            Linux,    8.6.0.CF201803, 8.6.0.CF201712, 8.6
 Process            Windows
 Manager
   IBM              AIX,      8.5.7.CF201706, 8.5.7.CF201703,
Business            Linux,    8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201609,
 Process            Solaris,  8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7, 8.5.6.2, 8.5.6.1,
 Manager            Windows,  8.5.6, 8.5.5, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.0.1, 8.5,
Advanced            z/OS      8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1, 8.0,
                              7.5.1.2, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.0.1, 7.5

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