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Security Bulletin: Cross frame scripting vulnerability in Connect:Enterprise HTTP (CVE-2013-6327)

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IBM Sterling Connect:Enterprise HTTP Option is vulnerable to cross frame scripting attacks.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6327
IBM Sterling Connect:Enterprise HTTP Option could allow a cross-frame scripting attack, caused by improper validation of input within a frame. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to monitor and capture user activity.
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 Products and Versions

IBM Sterling Connect:Enterprise HTTP Option 1.4.00
IBM Sterling Connect:Enterprise HTTP Option 1.3.02


The recommended solution is to apply the iFix as soon as practical. See below for information about the fixes available.

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Related information

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Change History

13 December 2013: Original Copy Published
18 December 2013: Title changed to Cross frame scripting

*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 Security Bulletin.


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Document information

More support for: Sterling Connect:Enterprise for UNIX

Software version: 2.4, 2.5

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1659907

Modified date: 21 March 2014

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