Cross-site scripting in IBM WebSphere Application Server

Published: 2018-11-09 21:14:43
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2018-1798
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software IBM WebSphere Application Server
Vulnerable software versions IBM WebSphere Application Server
IBM WebSphere Application Server
IBM WebSphere Application Server

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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.


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