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Vulnerability of IBM MQ: Cross Site Scripting via Console

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting via Console of IBM MQ, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Vulnerable software: WebSphere MQ.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 15/03/2019.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2018-1836, ibm10734457, VIGILANCE-VUL-28753.

Description of the vulnerability 

The IBM MQ product offers a web service.

However, it does not filter received data via Console before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting via Console of IBM MQ, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This security weakness impacts software or systems such as WebSphere MQ.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat bulletin 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 threat.

Solutions for this threat 

IBM MQ: patch for Console.
A patch is indicated in information sources.
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