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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Cross Site Scripting vulnerabilities in
themes of WebSphere Portal (CVE-2013-0587)
15 August 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM WebSphere Portal
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2013-0587
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Security Bulletin: Cross Site Scripting vulnerabilities in themes of WebSphere
6.1, 6.1.5, 7.0, 8.0
AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, i5/OS, z/OS
Several spots in themes of WebSphere Portal have been identified to be
vulnerable to Cross Site Scripting (XSS).
Several spots in themes 'Portal', 'Portal 22.214.171.124', 'Portal 8.0' and
'PortalWeb2' of WebSphere Portal have been identified to be vulnerable to
Cross-Site Scripting (XSS).
The vulnerability may also exist in custom themes based on the WebSphere Portal
themes 'Portal', 'Portal 126.96.36.199', 'Portal 8.0' and 'PortalWeb2'.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/84345 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
WebSphere Portal Version 6.1.0.x
WebSphere Portal Version 6.1.5.x
WebSphere Portal Version 7.0.0.x
WebSphere Portal Version 8.0.0.x
APAR PM90118 addresses the issues in the WebSphere Portal themes 'Portal',
'Portal 188.8.131.52', 'Portal 8.0' and 'PortalWeb2', but your custom themes may
still require correction and a manual change to a portion of the code in your
theme. Contact IBM Software Support for manual instructions to address this
vulnerability by opening a Service Request (SR) or Problem Management Report
(PMR) if you are using the affected themes or your own custom theme based on
these affected themes.
Fix* APAR How to acquire fix
WebSphere Portal 184.108.40.206 PM90118 Combined Cumulative Fixes for
Cumulative Fix 7 or higher WebSphere Portal 220.127.116.11:
None For WebSphere Portal 6.1.0.x, 6.1.5.x,
7.0.0.x, 8.0.0 contact support.
*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.
Complete CVSS Guide
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X-Force Vulnerability Database
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
WebSphere Portal 18.104.22.168 Combined Cumulative Fixes
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