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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Multiple Reflected XSS Vulnerabilities in
10 November 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Tivoli Netcool/Impact
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2014-6161
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Security Bulletin: Multiple Reflected XSS Vulnerabilities in Tivoli
More support for:
AIX, Linux, Linux Red Hat - zSeries, Solaris, Windows
IBM Tivoli Netcool Impact is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by
improper validation of user-supplied input.
DESCRIPTION:IBM Tivoli Netcool Impact is vulnerable to cross-site scripting,
caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could
exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in
a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site,
once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the
victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/97710 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Tivoli Netcool Impact 6.1.1
There is an Interim Fix that can be applied to resolve this issue -
Workarounds and Mitigations
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
04 November 2014: Original Version
*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.
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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