VDB-96379 · CVE-2016-2924 · BID 95973

IBM InfoSphere BigInsights cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in IBM InfoSphere BigInsights (Reporting Software) (affected version unknown). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part. 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 Infosphere BigInsights is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

The bug was discovered 01/23/2017. The weakness was shared 02/01/2017 with Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at ibm.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2016-2924 since 03/09/2016. 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 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 9 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 entry 96383 is related to this item.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.4

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Class: Cross site scripting
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
Organization: Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs
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CVE: CVE-2016-2924 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 95973 - IBM InfoSphere BigInsights CVE-2016-2924 Unspecified Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-2924 - IBM - InfoSphere BigInsights - Cross-Site Scripting Issue

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Created: 02/02/2017 11:49 AM
Updated: 08/08/2020 08:42 PM
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