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Security Bulletin: Persistent cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM Business Process Manager (CVE-2017-1140)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Business Proccess Manager is vulnerable to persistent cross-site scripting, caused by improper neutralization of user-supplied input.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1140
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Business Process Manager 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/121905 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)

Affected Products and Versions

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.0.0.0 through V8.0.1.3

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.0.0 through V8.5.0.2

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.5.0

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.6.0 through V8.5.6.0 CF2

- IBM Business Process Manager V8.5.7.0 through V8.5.7.0 Cumulative Fix 2016.12

Remediation/Fixes


The recommended solution is to apply the Interim Fix (iFix) or CF containing APAR JR57397 as soon as practical:



For IBM BPM V8.0.0.0 through V8.0.1.3
For IBM BPM V8.5.0.0 through V8.5.0.2
For IBM BPM V8.5.5.0
For IBM BPM V8.5.6.0 through V8.5.6.0 CF2
  • Install CF2 as required by iFix and then apply iFix JR57397

For IBM BPM V8.5.7.0 through V8.5.7.0 CF 2016.12

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

Change History

31 March 2017: original document 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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Express Security Linux, Windows 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7, 8.5.6.2, 8.5.6.1, 8.5.6, 8.5.5, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1, 8.0
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Standard Security AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7, 8.5.6.2, 8.5.6.1, 8.5.6, 8.5.5, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1, 8.0
Business Integration IBM Business Process Manager Advanced AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7, 8.5.6.2, 8.5.6.1, 8.5.6, 8.5.5, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.0.1, 8.5, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1, 8.0

Document information

More support for: IBM Business Process Manager Advanced
Security

Software version: 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.3, 8.5, 8.5.0.1, 8.5.0.2, 8.5.5, 8.5.6, 8.5.6.1, 8.5.6.2, 8.5.7.CF201606, 8.5.7.CF201609, 8.5.7.CF201612, 8.5.7

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1999133

Modified date: 31 March 2017