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        IBM Cloud Private Monitoring is vulnerable to XSS attack in
                        Prometheus (CVE-2018-14041)
                                2 July 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM Cloud Private
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-14041  

Reference:         ESB-2019.2074

Original Bulletin: 

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IBM Cloud Private Monitoring is vulnerable to XSS attack in Prometheus

Product:             IBM Cloud Private
Software version:    All Versions
Operating system(s): Linux
Reference #:         0887775

Security Bulletin


IBM Cloud Private Monitoring is vulnerable to XSS attack in Prometheus

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-14041
DESCRIPTION: Bootstrap is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by
improper validation of user-supplied input by the data-target property of
scrollspy. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute script
in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site.
An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based
authentication credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
146467 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

IBM Cloud Private 2.1.x, 3.1.0, 3.1.1, 3.1.2


Product defect fixes and security updates are only available for the two most
recent Continuous Delivery (CD) update packages

  o IBM Cloud Private 3.1.2
  o IBM Cloud Private 3.1.1

For IBM Cloud Private 3.1.2, apply patch:

  o monitoring

For IBM Cloud Private 3.1.1, apply patch:

  o monitoring

For IBM Cloud Private, 2.1.x, 3.1.0:

  o Upgrade to the latest Continuous Delivery (CD) update package, IBM Cloud
    Private 3.2.
  o If required, individual product fixes can be made available between CD
    update packages for resolution of problems. Contact IBM support for

Workarounds and Mitigations


Change History

29 June 2019 - Original version published

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