Cross-site scripting in IBM Business Process Manager

Published: 2018-02-09 11:31:04
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2017-1494
CVSSv3 4.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software IBM Business Process Manager
Vulnerable software versions IBM Business Process Manager 8.0.1.3
IBM Business Process Manager 8.0.1.1
IBM Business Process Manager 8.0.1.2
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Vendor URL IBM Corporation

Security Advisory

1) Cross-site scripting

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data by the plan configure branches resource. 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.

Remediation

Update to version 8.6.0

External links

https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22011849

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