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          IBM WebSphere Application Server Administration Console
                           cross-site scripting
                             17 November 2009


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           WebSphere Application Server 6.1
                   WebSphere Application Server 7.1
Publisher:         ISS
Operating System:  Windows
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade

Original Bulletin: 

Revision History:  November 17 2009: Correction to bulletin title
                   November 16 2009: Initial Release

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IBM WebSphere Application Server Administration Console cross-site scripting
was-adminconsole-xss (54229) 	

The risk level is classified as Medium Risk


IBM WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused 
by improper validation of user-supplied input in the Administration Console. A 
remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious script 
into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the 
security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker 
could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication 

  Base Score: 			4.3
  Access Vector: 		Network
  Access Complexity: 		Medium
  Authentication: 		None
  Confidentiality Impact: 	None
  Integrity Impact: 		Partial
  Availability Impact: 		None
  Temporal Score: 		3.7
  Exploitability: 		High
  Remediation Level: 		Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: 		Confirmed


Gain Access


For WebSphere Application Server 6.1:
Apply the latest Fix Pack ( or later) or APAR PK92057. See References.

For WebSphere Application Server 7.1:
Apply the latest Fix Pack ( or later) or APAR PK92057. See References.


    * IBM Support & downloads: PK99481: SHIP APAR FIXES FOR H28W700 FIX PACK
    * BID-37015: IBM WebSphere Application Server Administrative Console HTML 
      Injection Vulnerability
    * CVE-2009-2747: ** RESERVED ** This candidate has been reserved by an 
      organization or individual that will use it when announcing a new 
      security problem. When the candidate has been publicized, the details 
      for this candidate will be provided.

Platforms Affected:

    * IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1
    * IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0


Nov 13, 2009

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