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CVE-2016-0217 Detail

Current Description

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence and IBM Cognos Analytics are vulnerable to stored cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 2.7
Exploitability Score: 2.3


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.5 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21996417 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95681 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:cognos_analytics:11.0.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:cognos_analytics:11.0.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:cognos_analytics:11.0.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:cognos_analytics:11.0.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ibm:cognos_analytics:11.0.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-0217
NVD Published Date:
02/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/16/2017