IBM WebSphere Portal XSS vulnerability

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A vulnerability has been reported in IBM WebSphere Portal, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks, according to Secunia.

Certain input passed to the search center is not properly sanitized before being returned to the user.

This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user’s browser session in context of an affected site.

The vulnerability is reported in version 7.0.0.1 running in AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, and z/OS.

Solution: Apply combined cumulative fix CF004.