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ESB-2014.2424 - [Win][Linux][Solaris][AIX] IBM Business Process Manager: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction

Date: 17 December 2014

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                               ESB-2014.2424
   Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM Business
          Process Manager (BPM) Process Inspector (CVE-2014-6173)
                             17 December 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Business Process Manager
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-6173  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21690553

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Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM Business Process
Manager (BPM) Process Inspector (CVE-2014-6173)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

IBM Business Process Manager Advanced

Security

Software version:

8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.3, 8.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5.5

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #:

1690553

Modified date:

2014-12-12

Summary

Insufficient user input validation in IBM Business Process Manager's Process 
Inspector can lead to a cross-site scripting exposure.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2014-6173

CVSS Base Score: 3.5

CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/98418 for the 
current score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

IBM Business Process Manager is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by
improper validation of user-supplied input. 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.

Affected Products and Versions

    IBM Business Process Manager Standard V8.0.x 8.5.x

    IBM Business Process Manager Express V8.0.x 8.5.x

    IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V8.0.x 8.5.x

Remediation/Fixes

Install the interim fix for APAR JR50241 as appropriate for your current IBM 
Business Process Manager version.

    IBM Business Process Manager Express

    IBM Business Process Manager Standard

    IBM Business Process Manager Advanced

Workarounds and Mitigations

The attack requires a user to access a malicious URL that the attacker has 
constructed for this purpose. Advise your users not to click links of unknown
or untrusted origins.

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alerts like this.

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

2014-12-12 - initial 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.

Cross reference information 
Segment 		Product 				Component 	Platform 					Version

Business Integration 	IBM Business Process Manager Standard 	Security 	AIX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows 	8.5.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2,
8.0.1.1, 8.0.1, 8.0

Business Integration 	IBM Business Process Manager Express 	Security 	Linux, Linux zSeries, Windows 			8.5.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1,
8.0

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