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Security Bulletin: IBM Maximo Asset Management is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability. (CVE-2018-1554)

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Summary

IBM Maximo Asset Management 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.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1554
DESCRIPTION: 
IBM Maximo Asset Management 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/142891  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 the following versions of the IBM Maximo Asset Management core product, and all other IBM Maximo Industry Solution and IBM Control Desk products, regardless of their own version, if they are currently installed on top of an affected IBM Maximo Asset Management. *

 

 

Maximo Asset Management core product affected versions:

Maximo Asset Management 7.6

 

Industry Solutions products affected if using an affected core version:

Maximo for Aviation

Maximo for Government

Maximo for Life Sciences

Maximo for Nuclear Power

Maximo for Oil and Gas

Maximo for Transportation

Maximo for Utilities

 

IBM Control Desk products affected if using an affected core version:

SmartCloud Control Desk

IBM Control Desk

Tivoli Integration Composer

 

* To determine the core product version, log in and view System Information. The core product version is the "Tivoli's process automation engine" version. Please consult the Product Coexistence Matrix for a list of supported product combinations.

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to download the appropriate Interim Fix or Fix Pack from Fix Central (What is Fix Central? ) and apply for each affected product as soon as possible. Please see below for information on the fixes available for each product, version, and release. Follow the installation instructions in the ‘readme’ documentation provided with each fix pack or interim fix.

For Maximo Asset Management 7.6:

VRM

Fix Pack, Feature Pack, or Interim Fix

Download

7.6.1.0

Maximo Asset Management 7.6.1.0 Fix Pack
7.6.1.0-TIV-MAMKCNL-FP0001 

FixCentral

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

30 July 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: Maximo Asset Management

Software version: 7.6

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 0713695

Modified date: 30 July 2018