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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to Cross-Frame Scripting issue (CVE-2016-5984)

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Summary

IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to cross-frame scripting, caused by insufficient HTML iframe protection.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-5984
DESCRIPTION: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is vulnerable to cross-frame scripting, caused by insufficient HTML iframe protection. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to navigate to a web page the attacker controls. An attacker could use this vulnerability to conduct clickjacking or other client-side browser attacks.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/116554 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

The following products, running on all supported platforms, are affected:
IBM Information Server Framework: versions 8.7, 9.1, 11.3, and 11.5
IBM InfoSphere Information Server on Cloud: version 11.5

Remediation/Fixes

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
InfoSphere Information Server, Information Server on Cloud 11.5 JR56565 --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.5.0.1
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server Framework Security patch
InfoSphere Information Server 11.3 JR56565 --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 11.3.1.2
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server Framework Security patch
InfoSphere Information Server 9.1 JR56565 --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 9.1.2.0
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server Framework Security patch
InfoSphere Information Server 8.7 JR56565 --Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 8.7 Fix Pack 2
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server Framework Security Patch

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

28 October 2016: Original version published
14 December 2016: Publish fix for version 11.3
06 January 2017: Publish fix for version 8.7
07 April 2017: Publish fix for version 9.1

*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 Information Server AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows 9.1, 8.7, 11.5, 11.3

Document information

More support for: InfoSphere Information Server

Software version: 8.7, 9.1, 11.3, 11.5

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

Reference #: 1991682

Modified date: 07 April 2017