IBM Connections CVE-2017-1498 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

IBM Connections is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability because it fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input.

An attacker may leverage this issue to execute arbitrary script code in the browser of an unsuspecting user in the context of the affected site. This may allow the attacker to steal cookie-based authentication credentials and launch other attacks.

IBM Connections 5.5 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.


Bugtraq ID: 102048
Class: Input Validation Error
CVE: CVE-2017-1498

Remote: Yes
Local: No
Published: Nov 28 2017 12:00AM
Updated: Dec 06 2017 09:11AM
Credit: IBM
Vulnerable: IBM Connections 5.5

Not Vulnerable:


To exploit this issue an attacker must entice an unsuspecting victim to open a malicious URI.

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