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Security Bulletin: IBM Intelligent Operations Center vulnerability in incoming event data fields (CVE-2012-6360)

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Incoming event data fields could contain malicious JavaScript code that would execute in the Intelligent Operations Center user’s web browser


CVE ID: CVE-2012-6360
DESCRIPTION: IBM Intelligent Operations Center receives event data from various external sources, and displays the event data in various locations in the user interface. If the event data is not scanned, it is possible to inject malicious JavaScript code, which is a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability.


CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS: IBM Intelligent Operations Center 1.5.0


Workaround(s): None

Mitigation(s): None


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Document information

More support for: IBM Intelligent Operations Center

Software version: 1.5

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 1622222

Modified date: 19 August 2015