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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: IBM OpenPages GRC Platform may be
impacted by a vulnerability in CKEditor.
6 January 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM OpenPages
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2014-5191
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Security Bulletin: IBM OpenPages GRC Platform may be impacted by a
vulnerability in CKEditor.
More support for:
OpenPages GRC Platform
6.2, 6.2.1, 7.0
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform has a potential security exposure due to a
vulnerability in CKEditor
The rich text editor used in the OpenPages GRC Platform, CKEditor, could
allow an unspecified cross-site scripting attack due to improper validation
in the preview plug-in.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/95197 for more
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Preview Plugin for CKEditor 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.
Affected Products and Versions
IBM OpenPages versions 6.2 through 7.0
A fix has been created for each affected version of the named
product. Download and install the fix as soon as possible. Fixes and
installation instructions are provided at the URLs listed below:
Patch Download URL
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform 184.108.40.206 http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24038857
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform 220.127.116.11.3 http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24038845
IBM OpenPages GRC Platform 18.104.22.168.5 http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24039108
Workarounds and Mitigations
None known, apply fixes.
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*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
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THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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