Security Bulletin: Open Redirect and Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities in IMS Enterprise Suite Explorer for Development Help System

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Abstract

IMS™ Explorer for Development bundles the IBM® Eclipse Help System (IEHS) which has a security vulnerability.

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SUMMARY:

IMS Explorer for Development bundles the IBM Eclipse Help System (IEHS) which has a security vulnerability.

VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2159

DESCRIPTION: Some scripts used by the help system are vulnerable to redirects from trusted to untrusted web sites when users click a malicious link.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/74832) for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2161

DESCRIPTION: Some scripts used by the help system are vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks. An attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability to collect user credentials or cookie data when users click a malicious link.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/74833) for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)


AFFECTED PLATFORMS:
Version 2.1.1.2 and earlier of IMS Explorer for Development running on Microsoft™ Windows™ are affected.

REMEDIATION:
The recommended solution is to apply the fix for IMS Explorer for Development as soon as practical. Please see below the information on the fixes available.

FIX:
Download and install V2.1.1.3 or later from the IBM IMS Enterprise Suite website to replace any affected version or release.
http://www-01.ibm.com/software/data/ims/soa-integration-suite/enterprise-suite/

WORKAROUND:
None known; replace your current affected version with V2.1.1.3 or later, which contains a fix.

MITIGATION:
Do not access the online help information for IMS Explorer for Development until you upgrade to V2.1.1.3 or later.

REFERENCES:
Complete CVSS Guide (http://www.first.org/cvss/cvss-guide.html)
On-line Calculator V2 (http://nvd.nist.gov/cvss.cfm?calculator&adv&version=2)
X-Force Vulnerability Database (http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/77279)
CVE-2012-2159 (http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2159)
CVE-2012-2161 (http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-2161)

RELATED INFORMATION:

· IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
· IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

*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.


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More support for:

IMS Enterprise Suite
IMS Explorer for Development

Software version:

2.1

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1610349

Modified date:

2012-09-06

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