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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability affects IBM Process Designer used in IBM Business Process Manager (CVE-2017-1494)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Process Designer used in IBM Business Process Manager is vulnerable to Cross-Site Scripting.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1494
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Business Process Manager 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: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/128692 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 IBM Business Process Manager V8.0 through V8.6.0 2017.09.

Remediation/Fixes

For IBM BPM V8.6.0 2017.09, upgrade to V8.6.0 2017.12.


For all other affected releases, install APAR JR58819 depending on your edition:

IBM Business Process Manager Advanced
IBM Business Process Manager Standard
IBM Business Process Manager Express

As IBM Business Process Manager V8.0 is out of general support, customers with a support extension contract can contact IBM support to request the JR58819 fix for download.

If you are on earlier unsupported releases, IBM strongly recommends to upgrade.

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

30 January 2018: initial 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
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Express Security Linux, Windows 8.6, 8.5.7.CF201706, 8.5.7.CF201703, 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7, 8.5.6.2, 8.5.6.1, 8.5.6, 8.5.5, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1, 8.0
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Standard Security AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows 8.5.7.CF201706, 8.5.7.CF201703, 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7, 8.5.6.2, 8.5.6.1, 8.5.6, 8.5.5, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1, 8.0

Document information

More support for: IBM Business Process Manager Advanced
Security

Software version: 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.5, 8.5.6, 8.5.6.1, 8.5.6.2, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201703, 8.5.7.CF201706, 8.5.7, 8.6

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 2011849

Modified date: 30 January 2018


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