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Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities affect Rational Publishing Engine

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Summary

Security vulnerabilities with potential for cross-site scripting affecting Rational Publishing Engine.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1657
DESCRIPTION: IBM Publishing Engine 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/144883 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)

CVEID: CVE-2018-1951
DESCRIPTION: IBM Publishing Engine 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/153494 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

Rational Publishing Engine 2.1.2

Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.5

Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.6

Remediation/Fixes

For Rational Publishing Engine 2.1.2, upgrade to ifix002 or later (planned to be published within 30 days), which can be downloaded from:

Rational Publishing Engine 2.1.2 ifix002

For Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.5, upgrade to ifix003 or later (planned to be published within 30 days), which can be downloaded from:

Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.5 ifix003

For Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.6, upgrade to ifix001 or later, which can be downloaded from:

Rational Publishing Engine 6.0.6 ifix001

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

02 January 2019: Initial publication 04 January 2019: Fixed typo on Remediation section

*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: Rational Publishing Engine

Software version: 2.1.2, 6.0.5, 6.0.6

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 0792081

Modified date: 04 January 2019