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JR56391: SECURITY APAR CVE-2016-5901 - CROSS-SITE SCRIPTING VULNERABILITY IN A PROCESS ADMIN CONSOLE SUBPAGE

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • CVEID: CVE-2016-5901
    IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) is vulnerable to cross-site
    scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary
    JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended
    functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure
    within a trusted session.
    CVSS Base Score: 5.4
    CVSS Temporal Score:
    See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115511 
    for the current score.
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • Panels in the Process Admin Console are not protected from
    cross-site scripting attacks.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available for installation on top of IBM BPM V8.5.6
    cumulative fix 2
    (http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24041303) that
    secures the Process Admin Console against cross-site scripting
    attacks.
    
    Ensure you have IBM BPM V8.5.6 cumulative fix 2 installed. Then,
    search for JR56391 on Fix Central
    (http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral):
    
    1. Select IBM Business Process Manager with your edition from
      the product selector, the installed version to the fix pack
      level, and your platform, and then click Continue.
    
    2. Select APAR or SPR, enter JR56391, and click Continue.
    
    When you download fix packages, ensure that you also download
    the readme file for each fix. Review each readme file for
    additional installation instructions and information about the
    fix.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR56391

  • Reported component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Reported component ID

    5725C9500

  • Reported release

    856

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt / Xsystem

  • Submitted date

    2016-07-27

  • Closed date

    2016-09-30

  • Last modified date

    2016-09-30

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

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

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    BPM STANDARD

  • Fixed component ID

    5725C9500

Applicable component levels

  • R856 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: IBM Business Process Manager Standard

Software version: 856

Reference #: JR56391

Modified date: 30 September 2016