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Security Bulletin: A cross site scripting vulnerability affects IBM WebSphere Commerce Accelerator tool (CVE-2018-1541)

Security Bulletin


IBM WebSphere Commerce Enterprise, Professional, Express, and Developer Accelerator tool is vulnerable to a cross site scripting vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1541
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Commerce 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 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

WebSphere Commerce versions -
WebSphere Commerce versions -
WebSphere Commerce version Feature Pack 8


Product VRMF Remediation
WebSphere Commerce - Install or higher
WebSphere Commerce - Install or higher fix pack
WebSphere Commerce - Install or higher fix pack
WebSphere Commerce - Install or higher fix pack
WebSphere Commerce - Install or higher fix pack
WebSphere Commerce Install JR59909


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Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
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Change History

19 October 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.


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Document information

More support for: WebSphere Commerce Enterprise

Component: Security

Software version: V7, V8, V9

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

Software edition: Developer, Enterprise, Express, Professional

Reference #: 0731225

Modified date: 19 October 2018