Security Bulletin: TADDM Web UI security vulnerabilities (CVE-2012-5939,CVE-2012-5942)

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Abstract

IBM Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager has security vulnerabilities in Web User Interface (Data Management Portal)

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVEID: CVE-2012-5939

DESCRIPTION:
IBM Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user supplied input by the Welcome.do script. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie based authentication credentials.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80494 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2012-5942

DESCRIPTION:
IBM Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager is vulnerable to content spoofing, caused by improper validation of user supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious content into a Web application page, which would appear to be legitimate and could be used to launch various attacks against users of the targeted Web application, including phishing, URL redirection, and cross-site request forgery.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80537 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
TADDM 7.2.0.0 through 7.2.1.3

REMEDIATION:

Fix* VRMF APAR How to acquire fix
7.2.1-TIV-ITADDM-FP0004 7.2.1.X IV32391 Download from fix central
None 7.2.0.0 None Upgrade to 7.2.1.4

Workaround(s):
None

Mitigation(s):
If possible access to TADDM server should be restricted to certain selected machines by using e.g. by using iptables. This way potential attacker must hijack machine allowed to access Data Management Portal to attack.

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RELATED INFORMATION:
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
None

CHANGE HISTORY
1 March 2013: Original Copy Published

*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.


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More support for:

Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager

Software version:

7.2, 7.2.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1625935

Modified date:

2013-03-13

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