VDB-98990 · CVE-2017-1120 · BID 97075

IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5/9.0 Web UI cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5/9.0 (Application Server Software). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown part of the component Web UI. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. Impacted is integrity. CVE summarizes:

IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 and 9.0 is 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 Reference #: 2000152.

The bug was discovered 03/23/2017. The weakness was published 03/27/2017 (Website). The advisory is available at ibm.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-1120 since 11/30/2016. 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. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 4 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 99236 (IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5.0 < 8.5.0 CF14 / 9.0.0 < 9.0.0 CF14 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context l.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 4 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (99236).

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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
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Nessus ID: 99236
Nessus Name: IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5.0 < 8.5.0 CF14 / 9.0.0 < 9.0.0 CF14 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 100565
OpenVAS Name: IBM WebSphere Portal Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability(swg22000152)
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11/30/2016 🔍
03/23/2017 +113 days 🔍
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03/27/2017 +4 days 🔍
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03/28/2017 +1 days 🔍
06/27/2017 +91 days 🔍
07/03/2017 +6 days 🔍
11/22/2022 +1968 days 🔍

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Vendor: ibm.com

Advisory: ibm.com
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CVE: CVE-2017-1120 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1038146
SecurityFocus: 97075 - IBM WebSphere Portal CVE-2017-1120 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-1120 - IBM - WebSphere Portal - Cross-Site Scripting Issue

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Created: 03/28/2017 10:19 PM
Updated: 11/22/2022 06:20 PM
Changes: 03/28/2017 10:19 PM (73), 09/14/2020 09:13 PM (7), 11/22/2022 06:20 PM (4)
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