Security Bulletin: A cross-site scripting vulnerability has been identified in IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager (CVE-2015-4959)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager is vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks that could be used to steal the victim's authentication credentials.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-4959
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager 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 authentication credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/105255 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager 6.2.2

Remediation/Fixes

The table below provides links to patches for all affected versions. Follow the installation instructions in the README file included with the patch.

Product name VRMF APAR Remediation
IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager 6.2.2 IV77558 6.2.2-TIV-TFIM-FP0016

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References

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Acknowledgement

None

Change History

Original version published: January 12th, 2016

*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:

Tivoli Federated Identity Manager

Software version:

6.2.2

Operating system(s):

Platform Independent

Reference #:

1974157

Modified date:

2016-01-13

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