Security Bulletin: IBM Tivoli Directory Server Cross-Site scripting vulnerability with the Web Admin Tool (CVE-2012-0740)

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Abstract

IBM Tivoli Directory Server is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Web Admin Tool.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0740

DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Directory Server (TDS) is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Web Admin Tool. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute script in the user's Web browser. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the user's cookie-based authentication credentials.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/74610 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

AFFECTED PLATFORMS: Versions 6.1, 6.2 and 6.3 only

REMEDIATION:

Vendor Fix(es):


Affected Version
APAR
Fix
6.1
IO16186
6.2
IO14508
6.3
IO16016

TDS versions not listed here are not affected

If assistance is required to determine the version of TDS installed, see the following url for information
https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=767&uid=swg21267300


Workaround(s):
No workaround

Mitigation(s):
No mitigation


REFERENCES:
· Complete CVSS Guide
· On-line Calculator V2
· X-Force Database
· CVE-2012-0740
RELATED INFORMATION:
· IBM Product Security Incident Response Program
· IBM Tivoli Directory Server Support

Created/Revised by Date of Creation/Update Summary of Changes
brookh 2012/04/16 created
brookh 2012/04/17 Add CVSS disclaimer
brookh 2012/05/04 Add TDS 6.1.0.48

*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 Flash.


Note: 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.

Historical Number

XX04391

Product Alias/Synonym

LDAP TDS ITDS IDS

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IBM Security Directory Server
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Software version:

6.1, 6.2, 6.3

Operating system(s):

All Platforms

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1591257

Modified date:

2012-05-04

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