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Security Bulletin: Cross site scripting vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Reference Data Management Hub (CVE-2014-0850)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Reference Data Management (RDM) Hub is vulnerable to cross-site scripting

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0850
DESCRIPTION: An attacker can trick a user into inserting a mal-formed URL address into a browser or clicking on a mal-formed URL link and exploit a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the Reference Data Management Hub to gain unauthorized access or collect sensitive information.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90751 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: None

Affected Products and Versions

InfoSphere Master Data Management Reference Data Management Hub versions 10.1 and 11.0.

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the fix for each named product as soon as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available.

Vendor Fix(es):

For version 11.0:
- Apply iFix 11.0.0.0-MDM-IF008

For version 10.1:
- The fix for version 10.1 will be available in March, 2014

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

17 March 2014: 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
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Information Management InfoSphere Master Data Management Server Not Applicable AIX, Solaris, HP-UX, Linux, Windows 10.1, 11.0 All Editions

Document information

More support for: InfoSphere Master Data Management Reference Data Management Hub

Software version: 10.1, 11.0

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1666119

Modified date: 06 March 2014