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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM Business
Process Manager (BPM) Process Center (CVE-2015-0101)
16 February 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Business Process Manager
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2015-0101
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Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM Business Process
Manager (BPM) Process Center (CVE-2015-0101)
More support for:
IBM Business Process Manager Advanced
7.5, 220.127.116.11, 7.5.1, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 8.0, 8.0.1, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206,
8.5, 220.127.116.11, 8.5.5
AIX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Insufficient user input validation in IBM Business Process Manager's Process
Center can lead to a cross-site scripting exposure.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Business Process Manager Process Centeris 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.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/99575 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Business Process Manager Standard V7.5.x, 8.0.x 8.5.x
IBM Business Process Manager Express V7.5.x, 8.0.x 8.5.x
IBM Business Process Manager Advanced V7.5.x, 8.0.x 8.5.x
Install the interim fix for APAR JR51926 as appropriate for your current IBM
Business Process Manager version.
IBM Business Process Manager Express
IBM Business Process Manager Standard
IBM Business Process Manager Advanced
Workarounds and Mitigations
The attack requires a user to access a malicious URL that the attacker has
constructed for this purpose. Advise your users not to click links of unknown
or untrusted origins.
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2015-02-13 - initial version 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.
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OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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