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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-2016-0399)

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Summary

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 the 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.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0399
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 the 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/112648 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

This vulnerability affects the following versions of the IBM Maximo Asset Management core product, and all other IBM Maximo Industry Solution and IBM Control Desk products, regardless of their own version, if they are currently installed on top of an affected IBM Maximo Asset Management. *


Maximo Asset Management core product, affected versions:
Maximo Asset Management 7.6, 7.5, 7.1

Industry Solutions products, affected if using an affected core version:
Maximo Asset Management Essentials
Maximo for Energy Optimization
Maximo for Government
Maximo for Nuclear Power
Maximo for Transportation
Maximo for Life Sciences
Maximo for Oil and Gas
Maximo for Utilities

IBM Control Desk products, affected if using an affected core version:
IBM Control Desk
Tivoli Asset Management for IT
Tivoli Service Request Manager
Change and Configuration Management Database

* To determine the core product version, log in and view System Information. The core product version is the "Tivoli's process automation engine" version. Please consult the Product Coexistence Matrix for a list of supported product combinations.

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 7.6, 7.5, 7.1:

VRM Feature Pack, Fix Pack or Interim Fix Download
7.6.0 Maximo 7.6.0.5 Feature Pack:
7.6.0.5-TIV-MAMMT-FP005 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral
7.5.0 Maximo 7.5.0.9 Interim Fix:
7.5.0.9-TIV-MBS-IFIX007 or latest Interim Fix available
FixCentral
7.1.1 Maximo 7.1.1.13 Interim Fix:
Latest Interim Fix available
Contact IBM Support

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

17 June 2016: 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

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
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 IBM TRIRIGA Energy Optimization Version Independent
Systems and Asset Management Maximo Asset Management Essentials 7.5, 7.1.1
Systems and Asset Management Maximo Asset Management for Energy Optimization 7.1, 7.1.1
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Government 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.5
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Life Sciences 7.1.2, 7.5, 7.1.0, 7.6
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Nuclear Power 7.1, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.1.1
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Oil and Gas 7.1.2, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.1.0
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Transportation 7.1.0, 7.1.1, 7.5, 7.5.1, 7.6.1
Systems and Asset Management Maximo for Utilities 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.5, 7.1.0
Systems and Asset Management Tivoli Asset Management for IT 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.2, 7.2.1, 7.2.2
Systems and Asset Management Tivoli Change and Configuration Management Database 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.2, 7.2.1
Systems and Asset Management Tivoli Service Request Manager 7.1, 7.2, 7.2.1

Document information

More support for: Maximo Asset Management

Software version: 7.1, 7.1.1, 7.5, 7.6

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1984134

Modified date: 24 June 2016