Security Bulletin: IBM Cúram Social Program Management is Vulnerable to Reflected Cross-Site Scripting

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Summary

IBM Cúram Social Program Management is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. An already authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted URL to execute a 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.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-7402
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Cúram Social Program Management 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: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/107107 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Cúram Social Program Management 6.1

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
Cúram SPM 6.1 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to 6.1.1.1 or a subsequent release

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*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:

Cúram Social Program Management

Software version:

6.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1970661

Modified date:

2015-12-17

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