Security Bulletin: Potential Security vulnerability in IBM Tivoli Monitoring with the embedded HTTP server CVE-2012-3297.

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Abstract

The IBM Tivoli Monitoring Service Console may be subject to a cross-site scripting vulnerability through the embedded HTTP server. This might occur when you are logged into the Service Console and during that session navigate to a external malicious web site.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE IDs: CVE-2012-3297

DESCRIPTION: Specialized URL requests to the IBM Tivoli Monitoring HTTP Service Console may result in a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

CVEID: CVE-2012-3297
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/77291 for the current score.
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
All IBM Tivoli Monitoring versions

REMEDIATION:
The following maintenance has been delivered to remedy the potential vulnerabilities described in this alert.

Fix* VRMF APAR How to acquire fix
6.2.3-TIV-ITM-FP0001 6.3.2 IV32753 http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24032092
6.2.2-TIV-ITM-FP0009 6.2.2 IV32753 http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24032067


Workaround(s):

There is a workaround provided if you are on an older version of IBM Tivoli Monitoring, or are not able to install the fixes provided above at this time.

- Disable the HTTP Server by appending HTTP_SERVER:N to KDC_TRANSPORT.

The following technote provides detailed instructions for editing the KDC_TRANSPORT variables described above.

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21422918


Mitigation(s):

Log out of the Service Console session immediately after your task is complete, and do not use the active Service Console browser session to navigate to other web sites.


REFERENCES:
RELATED INFORMATION: None.


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: None.


CHANGE HISTORY
November 26, 2012 Advisory Flash Created

*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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ITM

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More support for:

Tivoli Monitoring Version 6

Software version:

6.2.2, 6.2.3

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1618972

Modified date:

2012-12-04

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