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Security Bulletin: Fix Available for IBM iNotes Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability (CVE-2016-5881)

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Summary

IBM iNotes has a cross-site scripting vulnerability CVE-2016-5881.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5881
DESCRIPTION:
IBM iNotes is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115076 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 iNotes versions 9.0 and 9.0.1 prior to 9.0.1 Fix Pack 7

IBM iNotes versions 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.2 and 8.5.3 prior to 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 15

Remediation/Fixes

These issues are tracked as SPR# MLATA7J8PL.

The fixes were introduced starting in Domino and iNotes versions 9.0.1 Fix Pack 7 and 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 15. See the technotes linked below for the latest available Fix Packs and Interim Fixes.

Customers running earlier 8.5.x streams may contact IBM Support to inquire about the possibility of obtaining a hotfix for your environment. Refer to the SPR listed above.

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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

*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.

Document information

More support for: IBM iNotes
Security

Software version: 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.1.5, 8.5.2, 8.5.2.4, 8.5.3, 8.5.3.6, 9.0, 9.0.1, 9.0.1.7

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1995122

Modified date: 30 January 2017


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