IBM InfoSphere BigInsights 4.2.0/4.2.5 Link cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in IBM InfoSphere BigInsights 4.2.0/4.2.5 (Reporting Software) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the component Link Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors.

The bug was discovered 10/25/2017. The weakness was presented 11/01/2017 by IBM. (Website). The advisory is available at ibm.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-1552 since 11/30/2016. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/21/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 7 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (131396). See 108879 and 108880 for similar entries.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Remote: Yes

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11/30/2016 🔍
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Vendor: https://www.ibm.com/

Advisory: ibm.com
Researcher: IBM.
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CVE: CVE-2017-1552 (🔍)
X-Force: 131396
SecurityFocus: 101588 - IBM Infosphere BigInsights Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

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Created: 11/02/2017 08:05 AM
Updated: 01/21/2021 01:01 PM
Changes: (1) advisory_person_name
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