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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in Business Space
Help affects IBM Business Monitor - CVE-2013-0464
27 September 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Business Monitor
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2013-0464
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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in Business Space Help
affects IBM Business Monitor - CVE-2013-0464
More support for:
IBM Business Monitor
8.0, 8.0.1, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 8.5.5, 8.5.6, 8.5.7
AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
26 September 2017
IBM Eclipse Help System bundled with Business Space Help is vulnerable to
Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2013-0464).
IBM Eclipse Help System, as used in multiple IBM products, is vulnerable to
cross-site scripting. 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
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
- - IBM Business Monitor all editions V18.104.22.168 - V22.214.171.124
- - IBM Business Monitor all editions V126.96.36.199 - V188.8.131.52
Install interim fix JR58150 as appropriate for your current version.
Workarounds and Mitigations
Uninstall the BusinessSpaceHelp application and use IBM hosted help instead.
Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
26 Sep 2017: 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.
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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