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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
IBM SPSS Statistics IEHS - XSS issue in workingSet.jsp
19 December 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM SPSS Statistics
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2013-5449
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IBM SPSS Statistics IEHS - XSS issue in workingSet.jsp (CVE-2013-5449)
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AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Mac OS, Solaris, Windows
There is a security vulnerability wher the user could attack IEHS by using on
"operation" parameter in workingSet.jsp page within IBM SPSS Statistics 21.
CVE ID: CVE-2013-5449
The latest available installer for IBM SPSS Statistics Version 21, the user
could attack IEHS by using on "operation" parameter in workingSet.jsp page.
As of December 11, 2013, IBM has not received any reports of customer issues
related to these security vulnerabilities.
Using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) v2, the security ratings
for these issues are:
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/88056 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
IBM SPSS Statistics for Windows V21
The recommended solution is to download and install the IBM Statistics 21 FP2.
Fix* VRMF How to acquire fix
In order to install the fix, the user should install the current fix pack;
download the available Statistics 21 Fix Pack 2, install the fix pack and
reboot if necessary.
Download the appropriate platform Fix Pack from IBM Fix Central
(21.0-IM-S21STATS-WIN64-FP002 or 21.0-IM-S21STATS-WIN32-FP002)
Install the IBM Statistics 21 Fix Pack 2 on top of your existing installation.
Reboot if necessary.
None known apply the workaround.
Complete CVSS Guide
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IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
These vulnerabilities were reported internally at IBM.
December 17, 2013 Original Copy 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.
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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