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ESB-2016.0629 - [Win][Linux][OSX] IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction

Date: 09 March 2016
References: ESB-2016.0114  ESB-2016.1176  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2016.0629
Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in UML Vizualization tools effecting IBM
           Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software
                               9 March 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   OS X
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-7439  

Reference:         ESB-2016.0114

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21978003

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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability with the UML 
Vizualization tools

Document information

More support for:

Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software

General Information

Software version:

8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.5, 8.5.5.1, 8.5.5.2, 8.5.5.3, 9.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.1.1, 9.0.1.2, 
9.1, 9.1.0.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.1.1, 9.5, 9.5.0.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, OS X, Windows

Reference #:

1978003

Modified date:

2016-03-08

Security Bulletin

Summary

A cross-site scripting vulnerability with the UML Vizualization tools was 
addressed by IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-7439

DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Data Architect 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.

CVSS Base Score: 6.1

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107990 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 Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software 9.5 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

Update UML Vizualization tools in the product to address this vulnerability:

Product 			VRMF 			APAR 		Remediation/First Fix

Rational Application Developer 	8.5 through 9.5 	PI53841		For all versions, apply UML Vizualization tools update for CVE-2015-7439

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

This vulnerability was discovered by Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.

Change History

* 8 March 2016: 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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