IBM BigFix Server 9.2.x < BES Gather XSS

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Synopsis :

An infrastructure management application running on the remote host
is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description :

According to its self-reported version, the IBM BigFix Server
running on the remote host is version 9.2.x prior to It is,
therefore, affected by a reflected cross-site scripting (XSS)
vulnerability that exists in the BES gather function due to improper
validation of input before returning it to users. An unauthenticated,
remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted URL, to
execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser session.

IBM BigFix was formerly known as Tivoli Endpoint Manager, IBM Endpoint
Manager, and IBM BigFix Endpoint Manager.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied
only on the application's self-reported version number.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to IBM BigFix Server version or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 93224 ()

Bugtraq ID: 91690

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0269

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