Security Bulletin: Cross-Site-Scripting vulnerability in Web Content Viewer Portlet of WebSphere Portal Server versions 7.0.0.x and 8.0.0.x (CVE-2013-0549)

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Abstract

A Cross-Site-Scripting vulnerability in the Web Content Manager - Web Content Viewer Portlet of WebSphere Portal Server versions 7.0.0.x and 8.0.0.x has been found.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

DESCRIPTION:
Pages that contain the deprecated version of the Web Content Viewer Portlet (that is based on the IBM Portlet API) are vulnerable to Cross-Site-Scripting attacks.
This vulnerability does not affect the separate Web Content Viewer (JSR 286) Portlet.


CVEID: CVE-2013-0549
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82762 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:
WebSphere Portal versions 7.0.0.x and 8.0.0.x


REMEDIATION:

Fix* APAR How to acquire fix
WebSphere Portal 7.0.0.2 Cumulative Fix 22 or higher PM84525 Combined Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 7.0.0.2: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24029452
WebSphere Portal 8.0.0 Cumulative Fix 5 or higher PM84525 Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 8.0.0.0: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24033155
WebSphere Portal 8.0.0.1 Cumulative Fix 5 or higher PM84525 Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 8.0.0.1: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24034497
None For WebSphere Portal 7.0.0 and 7.0.0.1 contact support.

Workaround(s):
None

Mitigation(s):
None

*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.


Related information

Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
CVE-2013-0549
X-Force Vulnerability Database
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog


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More support for:

WebSphere Portal

Software version:

7.0, 8.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, i5/OS, z/OS

Reference #:

1638984

Modified date:

2013-05-29

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