Intrusion Prevention

IBM.Infosphere.BigInsights.Customalerts.XSS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM Infosphere BigInsights.
The vulnerability is caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit it using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser to steal a victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

Affected Products

IBM BigInsights 4.1, 4.2

Impact

System Compromise : Remote attackers can execute arbitrary script code within the context of the target user's browser

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21987499

CVE References

CVE-2016-2924