Date: 23 December 2014
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: IBM Security Network Protection is
affected by ClickJacking vulnerability CVE-2014-6197
23 December 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Security Network Protection (XGS)
Operating System: Network Appliance
Impact/Access: Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
Unauthorised Access -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2014-6197
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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Network Protection is affected by ClickJacking
More support for:
IBM Security Network Protection
5.1, 5.1.1, 5.1.2, 22.214.171.124, 5.2.0, 5.3
A ClickJacking (also known as a "UI redress attack") vulnerability has been
discovered in IBM Security Network Protection.
Description: A clickjacking vulnerability in IBM Security Network Protection
could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim. By
persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could
send a specially-crafted HTTP request to hijack the victim's click actions or
launch further attacks on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/98609 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Products: IBM Security Network Protection (XGS) models 3100, 4100, 5100, 7100
Firmware versions: 5.1, 5.1.1, 5.1.2, 126.96.36.199, 5.2, 5.3
IBM has provided patches for versions 5.2 and 5.3. Follow the installation
instructions in the README files included with the patch.
188.8.131.52-ISS-XGS-All-Models-Hotfix-FP0005 for IBM Security Network Protection
products at version 5.2
184.108.40.206-ISS-XGS-All-Models-Hotfix-FP0001 for IBM Security Network Protection
products at version 5.3
For the 5.1.x versions of Network Protection, IBM recommends upgrading to a
fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.
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