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Security Bulletin: IBM Maximo Asset Management is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input (CVE-2015-7451)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Maximo Asset Management is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-7451
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Maximo Asset 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/108219 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

1. Maximo Asset Management 7.6, 7.5
2. Maximo Asset Management Essentials 7.5
3. Maximo for Government 7.5
4. Maximo for Nuclear Power 7.5
5. Maximo for Transportation 7.6, 7.5
6. Maximo for Life Sciences 7.6, 7.5
7. Maximo for Oil and Gas 7.5
8. Maximo for Utilities 7.5
9. SmartCloud Control Desk 7.6, 7.5

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to download the appropriate Interim Fix or Fix Pack from Fix Central (What is Fix Central?) and apply for each affected product as soon as possible. Please see below for information on the fixes available for each product, version, and release. Follow the installation instructions in the ‘readme’ documentation provided with each fix pack or interim fix.

For Maximo Asset Management, Maximo Asset Management Essentials and Maximo Industry Solutions 7.6, 7.5:

VRM Fix Pack or Interim Fix Download
7.6.0 Maximo 7.6.0.3 Fix Pack:
7.6.0.3-TIV-MAMMT-FP003 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral
7.5.0 Maximo 7.5.0.9 Interim Fix:
7.5.0.9-TIV-MBS-IFIX002 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral

For SmartCloud Control Desk 7.6, 7.5:

VRM Fix Pack or Interim Fix Download
7.6.0 Maximo 7.6.0.3 Fix Pack:
7.6.0.3-TIV-MAMMT-FP003 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral
7.5.1 Maximo 7.5.0.9 Interim Fix:
7.5.0.9-TIV-MBS-IFIX002 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral
7.5.0 Maximo 7.5.0.9 Interim Fix:
7.5.0.9-TIV-MBS-IFIX002 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Related information

Change History

2016 January 22: Added fix delivery information for VRM 7.5.0
2015 December 11: Original 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

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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Systems and Asset Management Control Desk 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1.2, 7.5.3, 7.6.0
Systems and Asset Management Maximo Asset Management Essentials 7.5
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Government 7.5
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Life Sciences 7.5, 7.6
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Nuclear Power 7.5, 7.5.1
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Oil and Gas 7.5, 7.5.1
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Transportation 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.6.1
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Utilities 7.5

Document information

More support for: Maximo Asset Management

Software version: 7.5, 7.6

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1972423

Modified date: 2016-01-22