Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Information Server (CVE-2013-0502)

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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM InfoSphere Information Server (CVE-2013-0502)

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SUMMARY:
A Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability exists in the Web Console of IBM InfoSphere Information Server that may lead to unauthorized access when a user is tricked into inserting a mal-formed URL address into a browser or clicking on a mal-formed URL link.

VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0502

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82233 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

AFFECTED PRODUCTS:
IBM InfoSphere Information Server Versions 8.1, 8.5, 8.7 and 9.1 running on all platforms

REMEDIATION:

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

Vendor Fix(es):

Version 9.1:
--Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Version 9.1 Fix Pack 1

Version 8.7:
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 8.7 Fix Pack 2
--Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Information Services Framework (ISF) JR45274 Patch

Version 8.5:
--Apply IBM InfoSphere Information Server version 8.5 Fix Pack 3
--Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Information Services Framework (ISF) Security Patch
--Apply the IBM InfoSphere Information Server Information Services Framework (ISF) JR45274 Patch

Version 8.1:
--Please contact IBM Support for information

Workaround(s):
None known.

Mitigation(s):
None known.


REFERENCES:
· Complete CVSS Guide
· On-line Calculator V2
· X-Force Vulnerability Database
· CVE-2013-0502

CHANGE HISTORY
· March 28 2013: Original copy published
· April 29 2013: Updated mitigation for IIS Version 9.1

*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 Flash.


Note: According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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More support for:

InfoSphere Information Server

Software version:

8.1, 8.5, 8.7, 9.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1632556

Modified date:

2013-05-01

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