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Security Bulletin: Multiple Security Vulnerabilities have been addressed in LCMS Premier 10.3

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Summary

Multiple Security Vulnerabilties have been addressed in LCMS Premier on Cloud 10.3

Vulnerability Details


CVEID: CVE-2016-5948
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud 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/116093 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)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5951
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud 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/116096 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)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5950
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud stores user credentials in plain in clear text which can be read by an authenticated user.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/116095 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-5937
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery which could allow an attacker to execute malicious and unauthorized actions transmitted from a user that the website trusts.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/116055 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9993
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/121317 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9992
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/121316 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.2.1, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2

Remediation/Fixes

These issues have been addressed in IBM LCMS Premier on Cloud 10.3. IBM recommends updating to the latest release.

Customers who are using an affected version should visit IBM Support Portal and open a Service Request (SR) to request an upgrade to latest fixed release.
https://www-947.ibm.com/support/entry/portal

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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

Change History

17 NOV 2016: initial publish date
27 FEB 2017: Added advisories CVE-2016-9992, and CVE-2016-9993

*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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Document information

More support for: IBM Kenexa LCMS Premier on Cloud

Software version: 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.2.1, 9.3.0, 9.4.0, 9.5.0, 10.0.0, 10.1.0, 10.2.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1992067

Modified date: 27 February 2017