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Vulnerability of IBM Eclipse Help System: Cross Site Scripting via iehs.war

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use iehs.war to generate a Cross Site Scripting in several IBM products, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the victim's web browser.
Impacted systems: SPSS Data Collection, WebSphere AS Traditional, WebSphere MQ.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 31/05/2013.
Références of this alert: 1651414, 1651880, BID-60246, CVE-2013-0464, swg21637954, VIGILANCE-VUL-12887.

Description of the vulnerability 

Several IBM products uses help files, which are displayed through the IBM Eclipse Help System viewer, provided by iehs.war.

However, an attacker can use iehs.war to generate a Cross Site Scripting, in order to execute JavaScript code in the context of the victim's web browser.
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This cybersecurity announce impacts software or systems such as SPSS Data Collection, WebSphere AS Traditional, WebSphere MQ.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness alert.

Solutions for this threat 

IBM SPSS Data Collection: patch for IEHS.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

IBM WebSphere AS: version 8.5.5.1.
The version 8.5.5.1 is fixed:
  http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?&uid=swg27004980

IBM WebSphere MQ: solution for IEHS.
The solution is available from IBM.
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