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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM
WebSphere Portal (CVE-2017-1217)
29 June 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM WebSphere Portal
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Access Privileged Data -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2017-1217
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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal
More support for: WebSphere Portal
Software version: 8.5, 9.0
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 2004348
Modified date: 28 June 2017
A fix is available for a cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM WebSphere
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Portal is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This
thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials
disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/123857 for the current
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
IBM WebSphere Portal 9.0
IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5
Product VRMF APARs Fix
IBM WebSphere Portal 9.0 PI79202 Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 14 (CF14).
(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 9.0.0)
IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 PI79202 Upgrade to Cumulative Fix 14 (CF14).
(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 126.96.36.199)
Workarounds and Mitigations
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
27 June 2017: Original 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.
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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