IBM WebSphere Portal XSS Vulnerability (CVE-2018-1660)

low Nessus Plugin ID 117937
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VPR Score: 3

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of IBM WebSphere Portal installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Solution

Apply the appropriate fixes according to the vendor advisory.

See Also

https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10715923

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 117937

File Name: websphere_portal_cve-2018-1660.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 10/5/2018

Updated: 11/1/2019

Dependencies: websphere_portal_installed.nbin

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 3

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1660

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.6

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_portal

Required KB Items: installed_sw/IBM WebSphere Portal

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/25/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/25/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1660

BID: 105446