IBM Case Manager/Business Automation Workflow Web UI cross site scripting

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in IBM Case Manager and Business Automation Workflow (Automation Software) (affected version unknown). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part of the component Web UI. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-79. As an impact it is known to affect 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 Case Manager 5.2 and 5.3 and IBM Business Automation Workflow 18.0, 19.0, and 20.0 are 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: 188907.

The weakness was published 02/12/2021. It is possible to read the advisory at ibm.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2020-4768 since 12/30/2019. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is necessary 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 02/28/2021). 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.

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 (188907).

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

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12/30/2019 CVE assigned
02/12/2021 +410 days Advisory disclosed
02/12/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
02/28/2021 +16 days VulDB last update

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

Advisory: ibm.com
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CVE: CVE-2020-4768 (🔒)
X-Force: 188907

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Created: 02/12/2021 11:25 AM
Updated: 02/28/2021 11:59 AM
Changes: (19) vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_pr vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ui vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_s vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_c vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_i vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_a vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai source_cve_cna vulnerability_cvss3_meta_basescore vulnerability_cvss3_meta_tempscore vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_basescore
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