Security Bulletin: IBM iNotes Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability (CVE-2014-0913)
IBM iNotes versions 9.0.1 and 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 contain a cross-site scripting vulnerability. The fixes for these issues were introduced in IBM Domino and IBM iNotes versions 9.0.1 Fix Pack 1 and 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 2.
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0913
DESCRIPTION: IBM iNotes contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability. By sending an email message containing specially crafted markup, a remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this security vulnerability to execute commands as the logged-in user and/or expose user personal data.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/91880 for the current score.
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Access Vector: Network Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: None
Affected Products and Versions
IBM iNotes versions 9.0.1 and 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6.
This issue is being tracked as SPR# BFEY9GXHZE. The fix for this issue was introduced in IBM Domino versions 9.0.1 Fix Pack 1 and 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 2.
To close the vulnerabilities completely, all fixes must be applied. To inquire about the possibility of obtaining an Interim Fix (hotfix) for earlier releases, open a service request with IBM Support.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2
This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Bart Leppens.
Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
May 7, 2014 - Initial publication
Nov 2, 2016 - Updated Fix Statement
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