Cross-site scripting in IBM iNotes

Published: 2017-12-14 00:00:00
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2017-1421
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software IBM iNotes
Vulnerable software versions IBM iNotes 9.0.1
IBM iNotes 9.0
IBM iNotes 8.5.3
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Vendor URL IBM Corporation

Security Advisory

1) Cross-site scripting


The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.


Update to version 9.0.1.

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