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ESB-2016.0694 - [Linux] IBM Social Media Analytics: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction

Date: 15 March 2016
References: ESB-2015.3239  ESB-2016.0174  

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                               ESB-2016.0694
       Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Open Source Dojo ToolKit
            affects IBM Social Media Analytics (CVE- 2015-5654)
                               15 March 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Social Media Analytics
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-5654  

Reference:         ESB-2016.0174
                   ESB-2015.3239

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21978541

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Open Source Dojo ToolKit affects IBM
Social Media Analytics (CVE- 2015-5654)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

Social Media Analytics

Software version:

1.3

Operating system(s):

Linux

Reference #:

1978541

Modified date:

2016-03-14

Summary

A Dojo ToolKit vulnerability affecting versions of Dojo prior to 1.2 was
addressed by IBM Social Media Analytics. An upgrade to Dojo 1.8 was
performed.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:

CVE-2015-5654

DESCRIPTION:

Dojo Toolkit is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper
validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability in 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/107041

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 Social Media Analytics 1.3

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the following interim fix:

IBM Social Media Analytics 1.3.0 IF17

For users of IBM Social Media Analytics 1.2 IBM recommends upgrading to IBM
Social Media Analytics 1.3.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known. Apply fixes.

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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

Change History

14 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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