IBM SPSS Statistics IEHS - XSS issue in workingSet.jsp (CVE-2013-5449)
There is a security vulnerability wher the user could attack IEHS by using on "operation" parameter in workingSet.jsp page within IBM SPSS Statistics 21.
CVE ID: CVE-2013-5449
The latest available installer for IBM SPSS Statistics Version 21, the user could attack IEHS by using on "operation" parameter in workingSet.jsp page.
As of December 11, 2013, IBM has not received any reports of customer issues related to these security vulnerabilities.
Using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) v2, the security ratings for these issues are:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/88056 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 SPSS Statistics for Windows V21
The recommended solution is to download and install the IBM Statistics 21 FP2.
|Fix*||VRMF||How to acquire fix|
In order to install the fix, the user should install the current fix pack; download the available Statistics 21 Fix Pack 2, install the fix pack and reboot if necessary.
- Download the appropriate platform Fix Pack from IBM Fix Central (21.0-IM-S21STATS-WIN64-FP002 or 21.0-IM-S21STATS-WIN32-FP002)
- Install the IBM Statistics 21 Fix Pack 2 on top of your existing installation.
- Reboot if necessary.
Workarounds and Mitigations
None known apply the workaround.
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Acknowledgement:These vulnerabilities were reported internally at IBM.
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
December 17, 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 Security Bulletin.
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