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PM36644: SEARCH CENTER - CROSS SITE SCRITPING VULNERABILITY

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Steps to recreate.
    
    1. In search centre form in search centre  portlet, one hidden
    variable as mentioned below can be found.
    
     Original tag: <input type="hidden"
    value="com.ibm.lotus.search.ALL_SOURCES" name="scope"
    dojoattachpoint="scope"/>
    
    
    2. Edit it to value
    
     Modifed Tag: <input type="hidden"
    value="com.ibm.lotus.search.ALL_SOURCES&quot;+alert('This is
    embedded alert')+&quot;" name="scope" dojoattachpoint="scope"/>
    
    3. Alert can be seen.
    
    Using firebug in fire fox or developer tool in IE8, you can
    modify the html.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM36644

  • Reported component name

    WEBSPHERE PORTA

  • Reported component ID

    5724E7600

  • Reported release

    615

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2011-04-11

  • Closed date

    2011-05-24

  • Last modified date

    2011-05-24

  • 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

    WEBSPHERE PORTA

  • Fixed component ID

    5724E7600

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Portal

Software version: 6.1.5

Reference #: PM36644

Modified date: 24 May 2011