ESB-2019.0680 - [Win][IBM i][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Application Server: Cross-site scripting - Existing account 2019-03-05

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                               ESB-2019.0680
        Cross-site scripting vulnerability in WebSphere Application
                   Server Admin Console (CVE-2019-4030)
                               5 March 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Application Server
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   IBM i
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-4030  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10869406

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Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in WebSphere Application
Server Admin Console (CVE-2019-4030)

Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server

Software version: 8.5, 9.0

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

Software edition: Advanced, Base, Developer, Enterprise, Express, Network
Deployment, Single Server

Reference #: 0869406

Modified date: 04 March 2019

Summary

There is a potential cross-site scripting vulnerability in the Admin Console
for WebSphere Application Server.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4030
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server 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/
155946 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

This vulnerability affects the following:

  o WebSphere Application Server Version 9.0
  o WebSphere Application Server Version 8.5
  o WebSphere Virtual Enterprise Version 8.0
  o WebSphere Virtual Enterprise Version 7.0

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the interim fix, Fix Pack or PTF
containing the APAR for each named product as soon as practical.

For WebSphere Application Server traditional and WebSphere Application Server
Hypervisor Edition:

For V9.0.0.0 through 9.0.0.10:
. Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix PH07725
- --OR--
. Apply Fix Pack 9.0.0.11 or later (targeted availability 2Q 2019).

For V8.5.0.0 through 8.5.5.14:
. Upgrade to minimal fix pack levels as required by interim fix and then apply
Interim Fix PH07725
- --OR--
. Apply Fix Pack 8.5.5.15 or later.

For WebSphere Virtual Enterprise Edition:

For V8.0:
. Contact IBM Support
For V7.0:
. Contact IBM Support

WebSphere Virtual Enterprise V7 and V8 are no longer in full support; IBM
recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the
product.


Change History

04 March 2019: original document 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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