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ESB-2014.0666 - [Win][Linux][Solaris][AIX] IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus_GUI: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction

Date: 07 May 2014

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                               ESB-2014.0666
       Security Bulletin:Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus_GUI Vulnerabilities
                      - CVE-2014-0942; CVE-2014-0941
                                7 May 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus_GUI
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0942 CVE-2014-0941 

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21671686

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Security Bulletin:Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus_GUI Vulnerabilities - CVE-2014-0942;
CVE-2014-0941

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:
Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus
Web GUI

Software version:
7.4.0

Operating system(s):
AIX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:
1671686

Modified date:
2014-04-29

Summary

Service Vulnerabilities exist in the AEL and Event Viewer

The following types of security vulnerabilities were found by
AppScan Enterprise edition whilst performing a security scan of
the Web GUI 7.4.0 AEL:
- - Cross-Site Scripting
- - Microsoft Windows MHTML Cross-Site Scripting

These vulnerabilities apply across the following Web GUI URLs:
- - ael/Configuration
- - ael/Tools/AlertSummary
- - AELView

The following types of security vulnerability were found by
AppScan Enterprise edition whilst performing a security scan of
the Web GUI 7.4.0 Event Viewer feature:
- - Cross-Site Scripting

These vulnerabilities apply across the following Web GUI URLs:
- - webtop/eventviewer/eventViewer.jsp

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0942
Description:
IBM Netcool OMNIbus WebGUI is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by
improper validation of user-supplied input by the eventViewer.jsp script. A
remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted
URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context
of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this
vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92401 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVE-2014-0941

Description:
IBM Netcool OMNIbus WebGUI is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by
improper validation of user-supplied input by the eventViewer.jsp script. A
remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted
URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context
of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this
vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92400 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus_GUI 7.4

Remediation/Fixes

The fixes are available in Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus_GUI 7.4.0 Fix Pack 2,
7.4.0-TIV-NCOMNIbus_GUI-FP0002

Link to fix pack details
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24035243

Workarounds and Mitigations

none

Important note

IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the
System z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security
and integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions
on the System z Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and
associated fixes will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing
the CVSS scores and applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as
possible to minimize any potential risk.

References

Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
Related information
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

24 April 2014:original version 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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