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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Rational Host On-Demand administrative interface is vulnerable to DOM XSS
14 January 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Rational Host On-Demand
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2015-5002
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Security Bulletin: Rational Host On-Demand administrative interface is
vulnerable to DOM XSS (CVE-2015-5002)
More support for:
Rational Host On-Demand
11.0, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 11.0.6,
18.104.22.168, 11.0.7, 11.0.8, 11.0.9, 11.0.10, 11.0.11, 11.0.12, 11.0.13, 11.0.14
AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, iOS, z/OS
IBM Rational Host On-Demand administrative interface is vulnerable to DOM XSS
in multiple parameters, caused by improper validation of user supplied input
IBM Host On-Demand 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: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See
for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Host On-Demand 11.0 -11.0.14
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The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Advanced Security Center
14 Jan 2016 Original version published
*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will
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