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Security Bulletin: IBM Connections has a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Communities component (CVE-2013-0569)

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Abstract

The IBM Connections Communities component contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability. IBM Connections v4.5 is impacted.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:
CVE-2013-0569

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

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/83354 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:
The following versions of IBM Connections are impacted:

IBM Connections 4.5

REMEDIATION:

Apply the APAR LO74629

Workaround(s): None

Mitigation(s): None


REFERENCES:

  • Complete CVSS Guide
  • On-line Calculator V2
  • CVE-2013-0569
  • X-Force Vulnerability Database https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/83354


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


    ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: None


    CHANGE HISTORY
    25 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.

  • Document information

    More support for: IBM Connections
    Communities

    Software version: 4.5

    Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

    Reference #: 1635059

    Modified date: 25 April 2013


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