Security Bulletin: Informix Open Admin Tool (OAT) cross-site scripting vulnerability (CVE-2013-0492)

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Abstract

An attacker can trick a user into inserting a mal-formed URL address into a browser or clicking on a mal-formed URL link and exploit a cross-site scripting vulnerability that can be used to gain unauthorized access or collect sensitive information.

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CVEID: CVE-2013-0492

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82007 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:
Informix Open Admin Tool (OAT) 3.11 and prior releases

REMEDIATION:

Fix(es):
Upgrade to OAT 3.11.1 or later:
https://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/iwm/web/reg/download.do?source=swg-informixfpd&lang=en_US&S_PKG=dl&cp=UTF-8

Workaround(s):
None

Mitigation(s):
None

REFERENCES:

· Complete CVSS Guide
· On-line Calculator V2
· CVE-2013-0492
· X-Force Vulnerability Database



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


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
None

CHANGE HISTORY
August 8, 2013: Original version 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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Document information


More support for:

Informix Tools

Software version:

2.0, 3.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1645601

Modified date:

2013-08-08

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