IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale 8.6 Admin API cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in IBM WebSphere eXtreme Scale 8.6 (Application Server Software). This affects an unknown part of the component Admin API. 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 WebSphere eXtreme Scale 8.6 Admin API 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: 158113.

The weakness was released 09/30/2019 (Website). The advisory is shared at exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-4115 since 01/03/2019. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. A authentication is necessary for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/17/2020). MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

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

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 142758, 142759 and 142760.

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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-2019-4115 (🔍)
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Created: 10/01/2019 12:50 PM
Updated: 09/17/2020 12:36 PM
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