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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management affected by Cross Site Scripting vulnerabilities(CVE-2015-1910)

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IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management is vulnerable to Cross Site Scripting attack caused by improper validation of user-supplied input.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-1910
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management Versions 11.3, 11.0, 10.1.


The recommended solution is to apply the fix as soon as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available.

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management
None 11.3-FP3
IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management
None 11.0-FP3
IBM InfoSphere MDM Reference Data Management
None 10.1-IF1

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known

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Change History

9-April-2015: Original version published
28-May-2015: Remediations/Fixes updated with RDM 11.3 FP03

*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: InfoSphere Master Data Management

Software version: 10.1, 11.0, 11.3

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition: Advanced Edition, Collaborative Edition, Standard Edition

Reference #: 1700741

Modified date: 28 May 2015