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Security Bulletin: Multiple security vulnerabilities have been addressed in LMS 5.0 on Cloud

Security Bulletin


Summary

Multiple security vulnerabilities have been addressed in LMS 5.0 on Cloud

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-6126
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LMS on Cloud could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) to view arbitrary files on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118388 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-2016-8920
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LMS 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/118530 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-2016-6124
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LMS on Cloud could allow a remote attacker to upload arbitrary files, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable Web server.
CVSS Base Score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118386 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:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-8913
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LMS on Cloud could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) to view arbitrary files on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 6.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118391 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-2016-6123
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LMS 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/118385 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-2016-8912
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LMS on Cloud stores potentially sensitive information in in log files that could be read by an authenticated user.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118390 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-8911
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LMS on Cloud could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to hijack the victim's click actions and possibly launch further attacks against the victim.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118389 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-2016-6125
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LMS 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/118387 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-2016-6122
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Kenexa LMS on Cloud discloses answers to security questions in a response to authenticated users.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118384 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

4.1, 4.2, 4.2.2, 4.2.3, 4.2.4

Remediation/Fixes

These issues have been addressed in LMS 5.0 on Cloud. IBM recommends updating to the latest release.

Workarounds and Mitigations

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

11/11/2016: Initial Publish

*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 LMS on Cloud

Software version: 13.1, 13.2, 13.2.2, 13.2.3, 13.2.4

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 1993982

Modified date: 11 November 2016