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Security Bulletin: IBM QRadar Network Security is affected by potential issues of Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2017-1457)

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IBM QRadar Network Security has addressed potential issues of Cross-Site Scripting

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1457
 IBM QRadar Network Security 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: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See 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 QRadar Network Security 5.4


Product VRMF Remediation/First Fix
IBM QRadar Network Security Firmware version 5.4 Install Firmware from the Available Updates page of the Local Management Interface, or by performing a One Time Scheduled Installation from SiteProtector.
Download Firmware from IBM Security License Key and Download Center and upload and install via the Available Updates page of the Local Management Interface.

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Related information

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Change History

31 August 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 QRadar Network Security

Software version: 5.4

Operating system(s): Firmware

Reference #: 2007550

Modified date: 31 August 2017