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Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting and privilege escalation vulnerabilities in WebSphere Application Server Liberty affect IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center (CVE-2018-1767, CVE-2018-1901)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty is vulnerable to cross-site scripting and escalation of privileges which can affect IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Operations Center.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1767
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server Cachemonitor 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/148621 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)

CVEID: CVE-2018-1901
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Application Server could allow a remote attacker to temporarily gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by incorrect cached value being used.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/152530 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

The following levels of IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Operations Center are affected:

  • 8.1.0.000 through 8.1.7.xxx
  • 7.1.0.000 through 7.1.9.100

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Spectrum Protect
Operations Center Release
First Fixing
VRM Level
Platform Link to Fix
            8.1 8.1.8 AIX
Linux
Windows

           7.1


7.1.9.200


AIX
Linux
Windows

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

CVE-2018-1767 vulnerability was reported to IBM by vah13

Change History

28 June 2019 - 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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Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center AIX, Linux, Windows 7.1

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect

Component: Operations Center

Software version: 7.1, 8.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 0883132

Modified date: 28 June 2019