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Vulnerability of WebSphere AS: Cross Site Scripting via Admin Console

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WebSphere AS, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted software: Security Directory Server, Tivoli System Automation, Tivoli Workload Scheduler, WebSphere AS Traditional.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 10/02/2017.
Références of this announce: 1997743, 1999058, 1999634, 2000813, 2009072, 2009082, 2009087, 2009089, 2009090, 7014463, 7036319, CVE-2017-1121, VIGILANCE-VUL-21796.

Description of the vulnerability 

The WebSphere AS product offers a web service.

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

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting of WebSphere AS, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This weakness impacts software or systems such as Security Directory Server, Tivoli System Automation, Tivoli Workload Scheduler, WebSphere AS Traditional.

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

Solutions for this threat 

Websphere AS: version 8.5.5.12.
The version 8.5.5.12 is fixed:
  http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24043844

WebSphere AS: solution for Admin Console.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

IBM BigFix Remote Control: patch for WebSphere AS.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

IBM Security Directory Server: solution for WebSphere AS.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

IBM Tivoli System Automation Application Manager: solution for WebSphere AS.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler: solution for WebSphere AS.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

IBM WebSphere Application Server: version 7.0.0.43.
The version 7.0.0.43 is fixed.
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