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Security Bulletin: IBM Security Guardium is affected by Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability (CVE-2016-0246)

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Summary

IBM Security Guardium 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

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0246
DESCRIPTION:
 IBM Security Guardium 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: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110455 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Security Guardium V 8.2, 9.0, 9.1, 9.5, 10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1

Remediation/Fixes

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

IBM X-Force Ethical Hacking Team: Paul Ionescu, Warren Moynihan, Jonathan Fitz-Gerald, John Zuccato, Rodney Ryan, Chris Shepherd. Dmitriy Beryoza

Change History

10/03/2016: 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

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Document information

More support for: IBM Security Guardium
Guardium Database Activity Monitor

Software version: 8.2, 9.0, 9.1, 9.5, 10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 1990377

Modified date: 04 October 2016


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