Security Bulletin: IBM Connections has cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the Bookmarks Web component (CVE-2013-0503)

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Abstract

The IBM Connections Bookmarks component contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability. IBM Connections v4.0 , v3.0.1.1 and prior releases are impacted.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:
CVE-2013-0503

DESCRIPTION: The IBM Connections Bookmarks component contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability, such that it could be vulnerable to maliciously crafted javascript or HTML.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82265 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:
The following versions of IBM Connections are impacted:

IBM Connections 4.0
IBM Connections 3.0.1.1 and earlier releases


REMEDIATION:

Apply the appropriate fix pack or APAR to remediate these issues as per this table.

Product Version Remediation
IBM Connections 4.0 Install the following fix pack
IBM Connections 4.0 CR3 .
IBM Connections 3.0.1.1 Apply Interim Fix APAR LO74182
IBM Connections 3.0.1 and earlier releases Either upgrade to IBM Connections 4.0 CR3
or
upgrade to IBM Connections 3.0.1.1 and apply APAR LO74182

Workaround(s): None

Mitigation(s): None

REFERENCES:
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
CVE-2013-0503
X-Force Vulnerability Database http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82265

RELATED INFORMATION:
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog


CHANGE HISTORY
15 April 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.


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:

IBM Connections
Bookmarks

Software version:

4.5

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1634538

Modified date:

2013-04-17

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