IBM Cognos Business Intelligence/Cognos Analytics Stored cross site scripting

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A vulnerability has been found in IBM Cognos Business Intelligence and Cognos Analytics (Business Process Management Software) (affected version unknown) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability (Stored). 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 bug was discovered 01/13/2017. The weakness was disclosed 02/01/2017 by Lukasz Juszczyk (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at ibm.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2016-0217 since 12/08/2015. The attack can be launched remotely. The requirement for exploitation is a single authentication. 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 08/08/2020). 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 19 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 95681).

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

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Remote: Yes

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

Advisory: ibm.com
Researcher: Lukasz Juszczyk
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CVE: CVE-2016-0217 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 95681 - IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Server CVE-2016-0217 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-0217 - IBM - Multiple Products - Cross-Site Scripting Issue

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Created: 02/02/2017 11:48 AM
Updated: 08/08/2020 06:30 PM
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