IBM WebSphere Application Server ND High Availability Deployment Manager cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in IBM WebSphere Application Server ND and WebSphere Virtual Enterprise (Application Server Software) (affected version not known). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the component High Availability Deployment Manager. 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 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. CVE summarizes:

IBM WebSphere Application Server ND 8.5 and 9.0, and IBM WebSphere Virtual Enterprise 7.0 and 8.0 are vulnerable to cross-site scripting when High Availability Deployment Manager is configured.

The weakness was released 08/27/2020 (Website). The advisory is available at ibm.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2020-4575 since 12/30/2019. 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 $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/11/2020). This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

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 (184363).

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

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12/30/2019 CVE assigned
08/27/2020 +241 days Advisory disclosed
08/28/2020 +1 days VulDB entry created
11/11/2020 +75 days VulDB last update

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

Advisory: ibm.com
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CVE: CVE-2020-4575 (🔒)
X-Force: 184363

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Created: 08/28/2020 08:52 AM
Updated: 11/11/2020 07:34 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_cna
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