Security Bulletin: IBM Maximo Asset Management is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability. (CVE-2018-1715)
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/147003 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
This vulnerability affects the following versions of the IBM Maximo Asset Management core product, and all other IBM Maximo Industry Solution and IBM Control Desk products, regardless of their own version, if they are currently installed on top of an affected IBM Maximo Asset Management. *
Maximo Asset Management core product affected versions:
Maximo Asset Management 7.6
Industry Solutions products affected if using an affected core version:
Maximo for Aviation
Maximo for Government
Maximo for Life Sciences
Maximo for Nuclear Power
Maximo for Oil and Gas
Maximo for Transportation
Maximo for Utilities
IBM Control Desk products affected if using an affected core version:
SmartCloud Control Desk
IBM Control Desk
Tivoli Integration Composer
* To determine the core product version, log in and view System Information. The core product version is the "Tivoli's process automation engine" version. Please consult the Product Coexistence Matrix for a list of supported product combinations.
The recommended solution is to download the appropriate Interim Fix or Fix Pack from Fix Central (What is Fix Central?) and apply for each affected product as soon as possible. Please see below for information on the fixes available for each product, version, and release. Follow the installation instructions in the ‘readme’ documentation provided with each fix pack or interim fix.
For Maximo Asset Management 7.6:
|VRM||Fix Pack, Feature Pack, or Interim Fix||Download|
Maximo Asset Management 188.8.131.52 Fix Pack
Workarounds and Mitigations
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Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins
31 July 2018: Original version published
1 November 2018 - Manual workaround added
*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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|Control Desk||7.6.0, 184.108.40.206|
|Maximo for Life Sciences||7.6|
|Maximo for Nuclear Power||7.6.0|
|Maximo for Oil and Gas||7.6.0|
|Maximo for Transportation||7.6.1, 7.6.2, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199|
|Maximo for Utilities||7.6|
|IBM Maximo for Aviation||7.6, 7.6.1, 7.6.2, 188.8.131.52, 7.6.3|