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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM
WebSphere Portal (CVE-2017-1189)
7 September 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM WebSphere Portal
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2017-1189
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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Portal
More support for: WebSphere Portal
Software version: 6.1, 7.0, 8.0
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Reference #: 2008028
Modified date: 06 September 2017
A fix is available for a cross-site scripting vulnerability in IBM WebSphere
DESCRIPTION: IBM WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager is vulnerable to
cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary
potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/123558 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
Affected Product Affected Versions
IBM WebSphere Portal 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168 CF22
IBM WebSphere Portal 22.214.171.124 - 126.96.36.199 CF30
IBM WebSphere Portal 188.8.131.52 - 184.108.40.206 CF27
IBM WebSphere Portal 220.127.116.11 - 18.104.22.168 CF27
For unsupported versions IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported
version of the product.
Product VRMF APARs Fix
IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0.0 through 22.214.171.124 PI78908 Upgrade to Fix Pack 126.96.36.199
with Cumulative Fix 22 (CF22) and then apply the Interim Fix PI78908.
(Combined Cumulative Fixes for WebSphere Portal 188.8.131.52)
IBM WebSphere Portal 7.0.0 through 184.108.40.206 PI78908 Upgrade to Fix Pack 220.127.116.11
with Cumulative Fix 30 (CF30) and then apply the Interim Fixes PI78908.
(Combined Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 18.104.22.168)
IBM WebSphere Portal 22.214.171.124 through 126.96.36.199 PI78908 Upgrade to Fix Pack
188.8.131.52 with Cumulative Fix 27 (CF27) and then apply the Interim Fixes
(Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 184.108.40.206)
IBM WebSphere Portal 220.127.116.11 through 18.104.22.168 PI78908 Upgrade to Fix Pack
22.214.171.124 with Cumulative Fix 27 (CF27) and then apply the Interim Fixes
(Cumulative fixes for WebSphere Portal 126.96.36.199)
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
6 September 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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