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Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) and WebSphere Lombardi Edition (WLE) Process Portal (CVE-2015-0106)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Business Process Manager and WebSphere Lombardi Edition are vulnerable to cross-site scripting, which is caused by the improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker might exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted URL to execute a script in a user's web browser within the security context of the hosting web site after the URL is clicked. An attacker might use this vulnerability to steal the user's cookie-based authentication credentials.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-0106

DESCRIPTION: IBM Business Process Manager is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, which is caused by the improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker might exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted URL to execute a script in a user's web browser within the security context of the hosting web site after the URL is clicked. An attacker might use this vulnerability to steal the user's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99585 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 Business Process Manager Standard V7.5.x, 8.0.x, 8.5.x
  • IBM Business Process Manager Express V7.5.x, 8.0.x, 8.5.x
  • IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V7.5.x, 8.0.x, 8.5.x
  • WebSphere Lombardi Edition 7.2.x

If you are using an earlier unsupported version, IBM strongly recommends to upgrade.

Remediation/Fixes

Install the interim fix for APAR JR50795 as appropriate for your current IBM Business Process Manager.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

2015-03-13 - initial version 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.

Disclaimer

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.


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Standard Security AIX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows 8.5.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1, 8.0, 7.5.1.2, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.0.1, 7.5
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Express Security Linux, Linux zSeries, Windows 8.5.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1, 8.0, 7.5.1.2, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.0.1, 7.5
Business Integration WebSphere Lombardi Edition AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Linux/x86, Platform Independent, Solaris, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP 7.2.0.5, 7.2.0.4, 7.2.0.3, 7.2.0.2, 7.2.0.1, 7.2

Document information

More support for: IBM Business Process Manager Advanced
Security

Software version: 7.5, 7.5.0.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1.2, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.3, 8.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5.5

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #: 1694935

Modified date: 13 March 2015