IBM WebSphere Portal XSS (swg22008028)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 102996

Synopsis

The web portal software installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Description

The IBM WebSphere Portal installed on the remote host is version 6.1.0.x prior to 6.1.0.6 CF27, 6.1.5.x prior to 6.1.5.3 CF27, 7.0.0.x prior to 7.0.0.2 CF30, 8.0.0.x prior to 8.0.0.1 CF22, and is therefore affected by a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability.

Solution

Apply the appropriate fixes per the vendor advisory.

- For 6.1.0.x, upgrade to version 6.1.0.6 CF27 and apply interim fix PI78908.

- For 6.1.5.x, upgrade to version 6.1.5.3 CF27 and apply interim fix PI78908.

- For 7.0.0.x, upgrade to version 7.0.0.2 CF30 and apply interim fix PI78908.

- For 8.0.0.x, upgrade to version 8.0.0.1 CF22 and apply interim fix PI78908.

See Also

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22008028

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102996

File Name: websphere_portal_swg22008028.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 9/7/2017

Updated: 11/12/2019

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-1189

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_portal

Required KB Items: installed_sw/IBM WebSphere Portal

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 9/6/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/6/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1189