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Security Bulletin: IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) document store is affected by clickjacking vulnerability in administrative tool for BPM document store (CVE-2013-5462)

Security Bulletin


A clickjacking vulnerability has been reported for the administrative tool (ACCE) of the embedded component used by IBM BPM document store.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2013-5462
DESCRIPTION: The IBM Content Navigator application URL can be opened within a frame in a Web page. In this context it is possible for the containing parent frame to record user input to the contained frame, capturing sensitive information like login credentials. The attack requires that a user be tricked into opening a page provided by an attacker.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.5.0


Install the interim fix for APAR JR57282 as appropriate for your current IBM Business Process Manager version.

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Related information

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Change History

2017-02-24: Original Version Published

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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Express Security Linux, Windows 8.5.5
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Standard Security AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows 8.5.5

Document information

More support for: IBM Business Process Manager Advanced

Software version: 8.5.5

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #: 1998385

Modified date: 24 February 2017