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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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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.4 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N

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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-79 Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting') NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:ibm:cognos_analytics:11.0.0
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 cpe:/a:ibm:cognos_analytics:11.0.1
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 cpe:/a:ibm:cognos_analytics:11.0.2
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 cpe:/a:ibm:cognos_analytics:11.0.3
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 cpe:/a:ibm:cognos_analytics:11.0.4
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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:
09/30/2019