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Security Bulletin: Fix Available for IBM iNotes Cross-site Scripting Vulnerability (CVE-2017-1332)

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IBM iNotes has a cross-site scripting vulnerability CVE-2017-1332.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1332
IBM iNotes 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 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 iNotes versions 9.0 and 9.0.1 prior to 9.0.1 Feature Pack 8 Interim Fix 3

IBM iNotes versions 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.2 and 8.5.3 prior to 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 5


These issues are tracked as SPR# EPORAM7QV6 and SPR# SLODAMNDM4.

The fixes were introduced starting in IBM iNotes versions 9.0.1 Feature Pack 8 Interim Fix 3 and 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 5. See the technotes linked below for the latest available Feature/Fix Packs and Interim Fixes.

Customers running earlier 9.0.x and 8.5.x streams may contact IBM Support to inquire about the possibility of obtaining a hotfix for your environment. Refer to the SPR listed above.

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This vulnerability reported to IBM by Leilang Sun, a Security Engineer with Nsfocus.

Change History

25 Jul. 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.


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Document information

More support for: IBM iNotes

Software version: 8.5, 8.5.1,,, 8.5.2,,, 8.5.3,,, 9.0, 9.0.1,,

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 2005233

Modified date: 25 July 2017