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Improper Restriction of Rendered UI Layers or Frames


Severity Medium
Score 6.1/10


IBM InfoSphere Information Server 9.1, 11.3, 11.5, and 11.7 is vulnerable to cross-frame scripting which is a vulnerability that allows an attacker to load Information Server components inside an HTML iframe tag on a malicious page. The attacker could use this weakness to devise a Clickjacking attack to conduct phishing, frame sniffing, social engineering or Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks. IBM X-Force ID: 139360.

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CWE-1021 - Improper Restriction of Rendered UI Layers or Frames

The web application does not restrict or incorrectly restricts frame objects or UI layers that belong to another application or domain, which can lead to user confusion about which interface the user is interacting with.


Advisory Timeline

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