Security Bulletin: Security Vulnerability affecting IBM Social Media Analytics Platform version 1.2

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Abstract

IBM Social Media Analytics Version 1.2 contains a reflective Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. (CVE-2013-3999)

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS
CVE-2013-3999: An attacker who is able to trick a user into clicking on a malicious link may be able to execute a script of their choosing. This might be used to allow the attacker to steal or manipulate customer session and cookies, which might be used to impersonate a legitimate user, allowing the hacker to view or alter user records, and to perform transactions as that user

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/85253 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected product(s): IBM Social Media Analytics
Affected version(s): 1.2

REMEDIATION:
Fixes:
Download and install IBM Social Media Analytics version 1.2 FP1 from Fix Central. Download information is available on the http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24034591 page.

Workaround(s):
None known; upgrade to latest version

Mitigation(s):
None known

REFERENCES:
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-3999
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/85253

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

CHANGE HISTORY
22 July 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:

Social Media Analytics

Software version:

1.2

Operating system(s):

Linux

Reference #:

1644427

Modified date:

2013-07-22

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