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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability (CVE-2013-5421)

Security Bulletin


A dynamic web form is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2013-5421

A dynamic web form is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using JavaScript code to inject malicious script into the application, which would be executed in the Web browser once the page is viewed. The attack does require network access, does not require authentication and some degree of specialized knowledge and techniques are required. An attack could compromise the integrity of information but not the confidentiality or availability of the system.

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 Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign On 8.2


Workarounds and Mitigations


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Related information

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Change History

20 December 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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Document information

More support for: IBM Security Access Manager for Enterprise Single Sign-On
General Information

Software version: 8.2

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1660210

Modified date: 08 March 2017

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