IBM iNotes ultra-light mode persistent cross-site scripting

ibm-inotes-cve20134064-xss (86595) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

IBM iNotes is vulnerable to cross-site scripting in the ultra-light mode, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject and execute malicious script 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 or other sensitive information.

*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
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Cross-Site Scripting

Remedy:

Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1659959 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • IBM Security Bulletin 1659959: IBM iNotes Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities (CVE-2013-4063, CVE-2013-4064, CVE-2013-4065).
  • CVE-2013-4064: Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in iNotes in IBM Domino 8.5.x before 8.5.3 FP6 and 9.0.x before 9.0.1, when ultra-light mode is enabled, allows remote authenticated users to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors, aka SPR PTHN9ARMFA.
  • OSVDB ID: 101173: IBM iNotes Ultra-light Mode Unspecified Stored XSS
  • SA56164: IBM Domino / iNotes Script Insertion and Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM iNotes 8.5
  • IBM iNotes 8.5.1
  • IBM iNotes 8.5.2
  • IBM iNotes 8.5.3
  • IBM iNotes 9.0

Reported:

Dec 17, 2013

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