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Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting in IBM Business Automation Workflow and IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) (CVE-2019-4204)

Security Bulletin


Summary

A cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM Business Automation Workflow and IBM BPM has been found.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4204
DESCRIPTION: IBM Business Automation Workflow 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/159125 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

- IBM Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.0 through V19.0.0.1

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.6.0.0 through V8.6.0.0 Cumulative Fix 2018.03 

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.7.0 through V8.5.7.0 Cumulative Fix 2017.06

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the Interim Fix (iFix) or Cumulative Fix (CF) containing APAR JR60830 as soon as practical:


For IBM Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.0 through V19.0.0.1
· Upgrade to at least IBM Business Automation Workflow V18.0.0.1 as required by iFix and then apply iFix JR60830
--OR--
· Apply cumulative fix Business Automation Workflow V19.0.0.2 (planned for end of Q2 2019)

For IBM Business Process Manager V8.6.0.0 through V8.6.0.0 CF 2018.03
· Upgrade to at least IBM BPM 8.6.0.0 CF 2017.12 as required by iFix and then apply iFix JR60830
--OR--
· Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V19.0.0.1 

For IBM BPM V8.5.7.0 through V8.5.7.0 CF 2017.06
· Apply Cumulative Fix 2017.06 and then apply iFix JR60830
--OR--
· Upgrade to Business Automation Workflow V19.0.0.1

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

09 May 2019: initial 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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.


Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
IBM Business Process Manager Platform Independent 8.6.0.CF201803, 8.6.0.CF201712, 8.6
IBM Business Process Manager Advanced Platform Independent 8.5.7.CF201706, 8.5.7.CF201703, 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7
IBM Business Process Manager Express Platform Independent 8.6.0.CF201803, 8.6.0.CF201712, 8.6, 8.5.7.CF201706, 8.5.7.CF201703, 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7
IBM Business Process Manager Standard Platform Independent 8.5.7.CF201706, 8.5.7.CF201703, 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7

Document information

More support for: IBM Business Automation Workflow

Software version: 18.0.0.0, 18.0.0.1, 18.0.0.2, 19.0.0.1

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 0880499

Modified date: 09 May 2019