IZ06387: JAVASCRIPT CAN BE EXECUTED FROM DESCRIPTION FIELDS IN MAXIMO 6

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • 1) Login to Maximo
    2) Goto Service Desk or any other application with description
    field
    3) open Changes application
    4) create a new change
    5) enter in the Description the following string:
     <script>alert('Security Hole')</script>
    6) Save the record and click on Long Description.
    7) Note how the script is executed and displayed on screen as an
    Alert.
    

Local fix

  • none noted
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: XSS - Cross site scripting                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: 1) Login to Maximo                      *
    *                                                              *
    *                      2) Goto Service Desk or any other       *
    *                      application with description            *
    *                                                              *
    *                      field                                   *
    *                                                              *
    *                      3) open Changes application             *
    *                                                              *
    *                      4) create a new change                  *
    *                                                              *
    *                      5) enter in the Description the         *
    *                      following string:                       *
    *                                                              *
    *                      <script>alert('Security Hole')</script> *
    *                                                              *
    *                      6) Save the record and click on Long    *
    *                      Description.                            *
    *                                                              *
    *                      7) Note how the script is executed and  *
    *                      displayed on screen as an               *
    *                                                              *
    *                      Alert.                                  *
    *                                                              *
    *                      LOCAL FIX:                              *
    *                                                              *
    *                      none noted                              *
    *                                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    *                                                              *
    *                                                              *
    *                                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    JAVASCRIPT CAN BE EXECUTED FROM DESCRIPTION FIELDS IN MAXIMO 6
    

Problem conclusion

  • disbling the runtime parameters which has cross site scripting
    vulnerability
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IZ06387

  • Reported component name

    CHANGES APPLICA

  • Reported component ID

    5724R70CZ

  • Reported release

    620

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2007-10-11

  • Closed date

    2007-10-30

  • Last modified date

    2007-10-30

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Modules/Macros

  • MAXIMO
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    CHANGES APPLICA

  • Fixed component ID

    5724R70CZ

Applicable component levels

  • R620 PSY

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More support for:

Tivoli Service Desk
Changes Application

Software version:

620

Reference #:

IZ06387

Modified date:

2007-10-30

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