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: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 2017/09/07

Modified: 2018/08/07

Dependencies: 72644

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_portal

Required KB Items: installed_sw/IBM WebSphere Portal

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/09/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1189