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

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


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 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

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22 July 2013: Original Copy Published

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Document information

More support for: Social Media Analytics

Software version: 1.2

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 1644427

Modified date: 21 September 2015