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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Vulnerabilities in 3RD PARTY XSS in IBM WebSphere
17 January 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM WebSphere CacheMonitor
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-1767
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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in 3RD PARTY XSS in IBM WebSphere
Software version: All Versions
Operating system(s): Linux
Reference #: 0794139
There are vulnerabilities in 3RD PARTY XSS in IBM WebSphere CacheMonitor used
by IBM Streams. IBM Streams has addressed the applicable CVEs.
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server Cachemonitor is vulnerable to
cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary
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 126.96.36.199 and earlier
InfoSphere Streams 188.8.131.52 and earlier
IBM Streams 184.108.40.206 and earlier
IBM Streams 220.127.116.11 and earlier
IBM Streams 18.104.22.168
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 (22.214.171.124) or higher .
Version 4.2.x: Apply 4.2.1 Fix Pack 4 (126.96.36.199) or higher .
Version 4.1.x: Apply 4.1.1 Fix Pack 6 (188.8.131.52) or higher .
Version 4.0.x: Apply 4.0.1 Fix Pack 6 (184.108.40.206) 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
Workarounds and Mitigations
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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