IBM Sterling Order Management XPath injection

sterling-om-xpath-injection (82339) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


IBM Sterling Order Management is vulnerable to XPath injection, caused by the improper validation of input prior to using it in a XPath (XML Path Language) query. By injecting arbitrary XPath code, a malicious user could exploit this vulnerability to read arbitrary XML files.


Base Score: 5.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 4.8
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed




Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1631302 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.


  • IBM Security Bulletin 1631302: Multiple security vulnerabilities - IBM Sterling Order Management (CVE-2013-0505, CVE-2013-0506).
  • BID-58578: IBM Sterling Order Management CVE-2013-0505 XPath Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-0505: IBM Sterling Order Management 8.0 before HF127, 8.5 before HF89, 9.0 before HF69, 9.1.0 before FP41, and 9.2.0 before FP13 allows remote authenticated users to conduct XPath injection attacks, and read arbitrary XML files, via unspecified vectors.
  • SA52706: IBM Sterling Order Management Cross-Site Scripting and XPath Injection Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Sterling Multi-Channel Fulfillment Solution 8.0
  • IBM Sterling Selling and Fulfillment Foundation 8.5
  • IBM Sterling Selling and Fulfillment Foundation 9.0
  • IBM Sterling Selling and Fulfillment Foundation 9.1.0
  • IBM Sterling Selling and Fulfillment Foundation 9.2.0


Mar 18, 2013

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