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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere (CVE-2017-1751)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM RPA with Automation Anywhere is vulnerable to cross-site scripting.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1751
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere 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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/135546 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 Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere V10.0.0.0

Remediation/Fixes

The recommended solution is to apply the cumulative fix containing APAR JR58759 as soon as practical:
- IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

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

Change History

15 December 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 Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere

Software version: 10.0.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 2011185

Modified date: 15 December 2017