IBM Sterling File Gateway CVE-2017-1632 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

IBM Sterling File Gateway is prone to a cross-site scripting vulnerability because it fails to 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 Sterling File Gateway 2.2 is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.


Bugtraq ID: 102191
Class: Input Validation Error
CVE: CVE-2017-1632

Remote: Yes
Local: No
Published: Dec 04 2017 12:00AM
Updated: Dec 14 2017 05:13PM
Credit: The vendor reported this issue.
Vulnerable: IBM Sterling File Gateway 2.2

Not Vulnerable:


An attacker can exploit the issue by enticing an unsuspecting user to visit a specially crafted URL.

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