VDB-50981 · CVE-2009-4152 · BID 37159

IBM WebSphere Portal up to cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in IBM WebSphere Portal up to (Application Server Software) and classified as problematic. This issue affects an unknown function of the component IBM WebSphere Portal. 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. The summary by CVE is:

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Collaboration component in IBM WebSphere Portal 6.1.x before allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the people picker tag.

The weakness was released 12/02/2009 (Website). The advisory is shared at vupen.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2009-4152 since 12/02/2009. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

It is declared as proof-of-concept.

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability.

Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 50982.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.9

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 3.9
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Class: Cross site scripting
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: WebSphere Portal


11/25/2009 🔍
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03/18/2015 +1932 days 🔍
12/20/2017 +1008 days 🔍


Vendor: ibm.com

Advisory: vupen.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2009-4152 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 37159 - IBM WebSphere Portal Cross Site Scripting and Unspecified Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 37526
Vupen: ADV-2009-3367

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Created: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM
Updated: 12/20/2017 09:36 AM
Changes: (2) source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
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