Security Bulletin: Fix available for Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal (CVE-2016-2925)
Fix available for Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal (CVE-2016-2925)
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Portal 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/113356 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
WebSphere Portal 8.5
WebSphere Portal 8.0
WebSphere Portal 7
WebSphere Portal 6.1
- Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 10 (CF10)
(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 18.104.22.168: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24037786)
For 8.0.0 through 22.214.171.124
- Upgrade to Fix Pack 126.96.36.199 with Cumulative Fix 21 (CF21).
(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 188.8.131.52: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24034497)
For 7.0.0 through 184.108.40.206
- Upgrade to Fix Pack 220.127.116.11 with Cumulative Fix 30 (CF30) and then apply the Interim Fix PI62749.
(Combined Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 18.104.22.168: http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24029452)
For 22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199
- Upgrade to Fix Pack 188.8.131.52 with Cumulative Fix 27 (CF27) and then apply the Interim Fix PI62749.
(Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 184.108.40.206: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24023835)
For 220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168
- Upgrade to Fix Pack 22.214.171.124 with Cumulative Fix 27 (CF27) and then apply the Interim Fix PI62749.
(Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 126.96.36.199: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24023835)
Workarounds and Mitigations
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2016-07-26: Original Copy Published
2016-08-03: Fixed APAR links
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More support for:
Software version: 6.1, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 8.5
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Reference #: 1986461
Modified date: 03 August 2016
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