IBM Cognos TM1 Web Component Cross-Site Scripting

by Carol~ Moderator - 1/15/13 10:40 AM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - January 15, 2013 by Carol~ Moderator

IBM Cognos TM1 Web Component Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability

Release Date : 2013-01-15

Criticality level: Less critical
Impact: Cross Site Scripting
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Vendor Patch

Software: IBM Cognos TM1 10.x
IBM Cognos TM1 9.x

Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in IBM Cognos TM1, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

Certain unspecified input passed to the web component of IBM Cognos TM1 is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

The vulnerability is reported in versions 9.4.1 and prior, 9.5.0 through 9.5.2, and 10.1.0.

Solution:
Update to a fixed version.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21621782

http://secunia.com/advisories/51633/