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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2019.0152
             Vulnerabilities in 3RD PARTY XSS in IBM WebSphere
                              17 January 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere CacheMonitor
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1767  

Reference:         ESB-2018.3871
                   ESB-2018.3756

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10794139

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in 3RD PARTY XSS in IBM WebSphere
CacheMonitor

Software version: All Versions

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 0794139

Summary

There are vulnerabilities in 3RD PARTY XSS in IBM WebSphere CacheMonitor used
by IBM Streams. IBM Streams has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1767
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server Cachemonitor 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/
148621 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 InfoSphere Streams  Affected Versions
InfoSphere Streams          4.0.1.6 and earlier
InfoSphere Streams          3.2.1.6 and earlier
IBM Streams                 4.1.1.7 and earlier
IBM Streams                 4.2.1.5 and earlier
IBM Streams                 4.3.0.0

Remediation/Fixes

NOTE: Fix Packs are available on IBM Fix Central.

To remediate/fix this issue, follow the instructions below:

Version 4.3.x:  Apply 4.3.0 Fix Pack 1 (4.3.0.1) or higher .
Version 4.2.x:  Apply  4.2.1 Fix Pack 4 (4.2.1.6) or higher .
Version 4.1.x:  Apply  4.1.1 Fix Pack 6 (4.1.1.8) or higher .
Version 4.0.x:  Apply  4.0.1 Fix Pack 6 (4.0.1.6) or higher .
Versions 3.2.x, 3.1.x, and 3.0.x:  For versions earlier than 4.x.x, IBM
recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the
product. Customers who cannot upgrade and need to secure their installation
should open a PMR with IBM Technical Support and request assistance securing
their InfoSphere Streams system against the vulnerabilities identified in this
Security Bulletin.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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.

Modified date: 16 January 2019

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