Security Bulletin: WebSphere eXtreme Scale Monitoring Console Web Vulnerabilities (CVE-2013-5390, CVE-2013-5393, CVE-2013-5394)

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Abstract

Three web security vulnerabilities were identified in the WebSphere eXtreme Scale monitoring console, those being a cross site scripting vulnerability, a log-off processing weakness, and vulnerability to a phishing attack.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:


CVEID: CVE-2013-5390
DESCRIPTION:
A cross site scripting vulnerability is present in the WebSphere eXtreme Scale monitoring console.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/87126 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)


CVEID: CVE-2013-5393
DESCRIPTION:
The WebSphere eXtreme Scale monitoring console has a vulnerability because of a logoff handling weakness.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/87153 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)


CVEID: CVE-2013-5394
DESCRIPTION:
The WebSphere eXtreme Scale monitoring console is vulnerable to a form of phishing attack.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/87154 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:

WebSphere eXtreme Scale V7.1.0
WebSphere eXtreme Scale V7.1.1
WebSphere eXtreme Scale V8.5.0
WebSphere eXtreme Scale V8.6.0


REMEDIATION:

For WebSphere eXtreme Scale V7.1.0, upgrade to V7.1.1 and apply the following V7.1.1 interim fix. Do not apply V8.5 or V8.6 interim fixes to V7.1.1.

Product VRMF APAR Link to Interim Fix
WebSphere eXtreme Scale Version 7.1.1 PM97439 http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~WebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/WebSphere+eXtreme+Scale&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=7.1.1.1-WS-WXS-IFPM97439&includeSupersedes=0
WebSphere eXtreme Scale Version 8.5.0 PM97439 http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~WebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/WebSphere+eXtreme+Scale&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=8.5.0.3-WS-WXS-IFPM97439&includeSupersedes=0
WebSphere eXtreme Scale Version 8.6 PM97439 http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/selectFixes?parent=ibm~WebSphere&product=ibm/WebSphere/WebSphere+eXtreme+Scale&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=+8.6.0.3-WS-WXS-IFPM97439&includeSupersedes=0



Workaround(s) & Mitigation(s):
A workaround, until the interim fix may be applied, is to avoid use of the WebSphere eXtreme Scale monitoring console.


REFERENCES:
· Complete CVSS Guide
· On-line Calculator V2



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


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

None.

CHANGE HISTORY
11 October 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:

WebSphere eXtreme Scale
General

Software version:

7.1, 7.1.1, 8.5, 8.6

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #:

1652630

Modified date:

2013-10-11

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