IBM WebSphere Application Server Admin Console VMM cross-site scripting

was-admin-vmm-xss (81015) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

IBM WebSphere Application Server is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input in the administrative console for virtual member manager (VMM). A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject script into an error message, which could be executed in the console of another user.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 1.2
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 1
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Cross-Site Scripting

Remedy:

Refer to the appropriate IBM Security Bulletin for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1622444: Security Vulnerabilities fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.27.
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1632423: Security Vulnerabilites fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5.0.2.
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1634646: Security Vulnerabilites fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0.0.6.
  • IBM Security Bulletin 1647522: Potential Security Vulnerabilities fixed in IBM WebSphere Application Server 6.1.0.47.
  • BID-57509: IBM WebSphere Application Server CVE-2013-0461 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-0461: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the virtual member manager (VMM) administrative console in IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 6.1 before 6.1.0.47, 7.0 before 7.0.0.27, 8.0 before 8.0.0.6, and 8.5 before 8.5.0.2 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors.
  • SA51931: IBM WebSphere Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SA51945: IBM WebSphere Application Server Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5

Reported:

Jan 21, 2013

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