IBM Tivoli Service Desk Maximo description cross-site scripting
|ibm-maximo-description-xss (38214)||Medium Risk|
IBM Tivoli Service Desk Maximo is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the description field. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability when creating new changes to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
Apply the patch for this vulnerability (Maximo 6.2.3 Fix Pack), available from the IBM Support & Downloads Web site. See References.
- IBM Support & Downloads Web site: Maximo 6.2.3 Fix Pack.
- BID-26305: IBM Tivoli Service Desk Maximo HTML Injection Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-5949: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in IBM Tivoli Service Desk 6.2 allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the Description parameter in a Maximo change action.
- OSVDB ID: 38394: IBM Tivoli Service Desk Maximo change Action Description Field XSS
- SA27472: IBM Tivoli Service Desk Maximo "Description" Script Insertion
- VUPEN/ADV-2007-3709: IBM Tivoli Service Desk Description Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
- IBM Tivoli Service Desk 6.2
Oct 30, 2007
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