#VU10342 Cross-site scripting in IBM Cognos TM1

Published: 2018-01-30 | Updated: 2018-02-01

Vulnerability identifier: #VU10342

Vulnerability risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2017-1506


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
IBM Cognos TM1
Client/Desktop applications / File managers, FTP clients

Vendor: IBM Corporation


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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Vulnerable software versions

IBM Cognos TM1: 10.2 - 10.2.2


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