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Security Bulletin: Cross Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM Marketing Platform (CVE-2016-0255)

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Summary

IBM Marketing Platform is vulnerable to stored cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
IBM Marketing Platform has addressed this vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0255
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Cognos Business Intelligence is vulnerable to stored cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110564 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

IBM Marketing Platform 9.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.2, 10.0

Remediation/Fixes

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

The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Lukasz Juszczyk (ING Services Polska).

Change History

13 Apr 2017: 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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Document information

More support for: IBM Marketing Platform

Software version: 9.1, 9.1.1, 9.1.2, 10.0

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

Reference #: 2001950

Modified date: 13 April 2017