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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal (CVE-2018-1361)

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Summary

A fix is available for a cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal (CVE-2018-1361).

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1361
DESCRIPTION:
IBM WebSphere Portal 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/137158 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

Affected Product
Affected Versions
IBM WebSphere Portal 9.0.0.0 - 9.0.0.0 CF15
IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5.0.0 - 8.5.0.0 CF15

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APARs Fix
IBM WebSphere Portal 9.0 PI92039
        • Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 15 (CF15) and then apply the Interim Fix PI92039.
--or--
        • Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 16 (CF16), targeted for 2Q 2018.
(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 9.0)
IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 PI92039
        • Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 15 (CF15) and then apply the Interim Fix PI92039.
--or--
        • Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 16 (CF16), targeted for 2Q 2018.
(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 8.5.0.0)

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

9 January 2018: 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: WebSphere Portal

Software version: 8.5, 9.0

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 2012409

Modified date: 09 January 2018


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