IBM Metrica Service Assurance Framework ReportTree and Launch cross-site scripting

metricaservice-reporttree-launch-xss (46495) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

IBM Metrica Service Assurance Framework is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the ReportTree and Launch pages. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the elementid or jnlpname parameter in a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 3.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.3
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Sat Nov 08 2008 - 09:50:55 CST : Metrica Service Assurance Multiple Cross Site Scripting.
  • IBM Web site: Metrica Performance Manager Support.
  • BID-32233: IBM Tivoli Netcool Service Quality Manager Cross Site Scripting And HTML Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-5043: Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in the web-based interface in IBM Metrica Service Assurance Framework allow remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via (1) the elementid parameter in a generatedreportresults action to the ReportTree program, (2) the jnlpname parameter to the Launch program, or (3) the :tasklabel parameter to the ReportRequest program, related to the name of a report.
  • OSVDB ID: 49841: IBM Metrica Service Assurance Framework ReportTree elementid Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 49842: IBM Metrica Service Assurance Framework Launch jnlpname Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 49843: IBM Metrica Service Assurance Framework ReportRequest :tasklabel Parameter XSS
  • SA32683: IBM Metrica Products Cross-Site Scripting and Script Insertion

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Metrica Service Assurance Framework

Reported:

Nov 08, 2008

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