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Security Bulletin: IBM Navigator for i is affected by CVE-2019-4040

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Summary

IBM Navigator for i is supported by IBM i. IBM i has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4040
DESCRIPTION: IBM Navigator for i 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/156164 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

Releases 7.3 and 7.2 of IBM i are affected.


Remediation/Fixes

The issue can be fixed by applying a PTF to IBM i.
Releases 7.2 and 7.3 of IBM i are supported and will be fixed.

The IBM i Group PTF numbers containing the fix for this CVE follow.  Future Group PTFs will also contain the fix for this CVE.
https://www-945.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/

Release 7.2 – SF99713 level 30

Release 7.3 – SF99722 level 17

Important note: IBM recommends that all users running unsupported versions of affected products upgrade to supported and fixed version of affected products.


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

Acknowledgement

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Konstantinos Alexiou.

Change History

29 January 2019

*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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Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
IBM i 7.2 IBM i All Versions
IBM i 7.3 IBM i All Versions

Document information

More support for: IBM i

Software version: 7.2, 7.3

Operating system(s): IBM i

Reference #: 0869384

Modified date: 29 January 2019