IBM BigFix Server 9.2.x < .beswrpt File Handling XSS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93225


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


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 vulnerability when handling .beswrpt files 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.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93225

File Name: ibm_tem_9_2_8_74.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2016/08/30

Updated: 2018/07/12

Dependencies: 66269

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 4.1

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:tivoli_endpoint_manager, cpe:/a:ibm:bigfix_platform

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/07/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0293

BID: 92593