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Security Bulletin: IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server is vulnerable to Insecure HTTP Method - TRACE discovered in MDM User Interface (CVE-2016-9718)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting Attack and could allow users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in MDM User Interfaces and lead to disclosure of credentials.

Insecure HTTP Method - TRACE discovered in MDM User Interface affects Inspector and Web Reports in IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-9718
DESCRIPTION:
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server 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: 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119732 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability is known to affect the following offerings:

Affected IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server
Affected Versions
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management 10.1
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management 11.0
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management 11.3
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management 11.4
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management,
IBM Master Data Management on Cloud
11.5
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management 11.6

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the fix as soon as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available.

Product VRMF APAR Remediation/First Fix
Initiate Master Data Service
10.1
None 10.1.072717_IM_Initiate_MasterDataService_ALL_Interm Fix
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Standard/Advanced Edition
11.0
None 11.0.0.6-MDM-SAE-FP06IF004
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Standard/Advanced Edition
11.3
None 11.3.0.6-MDM-SE-AE-FP06IF001
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Standard/Advanced Edition
11.4
None 11.4.0.7-MDM-SE-AE-FP07IF002
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Standard/Advanced Edition,
IBM Master Data Management on Cloud
11.5
None 11.5.0.5-MDM-SAE-FP05IF001
IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Standard/Advanced Edition
11.6
None 11.6.0.2-MDM-SAE-IF001

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

27 July 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: InfoSphere Master Data Management

Software version: 10.1, 10.1.0, 11.0, 11.0.0, 11.3, 11.4, 11.5, 11.6

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

Reference #: 2006606

Modified date: 26 September 2017