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Security Bulletin: IBM Content Navigator is affected by a cross site scripting vulnerability

Security Bulletin


IBM Content Navigator has addressed the following vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1502
IBM Content Navigator 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 Content Navigator, 3.0.0, and 3.0.1


Remediation / First Fix
IBM Content Navigator 2.0.3 Contact customer support center for the fix and instructions.
IBM Content Navigator 3.0.0 Contact customer support center for the fix and instructions.
IBM Content Navigator 3.0.1 Contact customer support center for the fix and instructions.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
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*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: Content Navigator

Software version: 2.0.3, 3.0.0, 3.0.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 2006941

Modified date: 05 September 2017