IBM Content Navigator 2.0.3/3.0.0/3.0.1/3.0.2/3.0.3 Web UI cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in IBM Content Navigator 2.0.3/3.0.0/3.0.1/3.0.2/3.0.3. This affects an unknown code of the component Web UI. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. This is going to have an impact on integrity. 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 summary by CVE is:

IBM Content Navigator 2.0.3, 3.0.0, 3.0.1, 3.0.2, and 3.0.3 is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session. IBM X-Force ID: 141219.

The bug was discovered 05/29/2018. The weakness was shared 05/31/2018 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2018-1496 since 12/13/2017. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. A authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 02/10/2020). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1059.007 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 2 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

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 SecurityFocus (BID 104374).

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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Vendor: https://www.ibm.com/

Advisory: exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com
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CVE: CVE-2018-1496 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 104374 - IBM Content Navigator CVE-2018-1496 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

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Created: 06/01/2018 10:36 AM
Updated: 02/10/2020 05:02 PM
Changes: (3) vulnerability_discoverydate source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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