CVSS 3.1 Score 5.4 of 10 (medium)


Published Jul 22, 2023
Updated: Aug 14, 2023


CVE-2023-28530 is a vulnerability that affects IBM Cognos Analytics versions 11.1 and 11.2. It is a stored cross-site scripting vulnerability that occurs due to improper validation of SVG files in Custom Visualizations. Exploiting this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute scripts in a victim's web browser within the security context of the hosting website, potentially leading to the theft of cookie-based authentication credentials. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM and requires low privileges and user interaction to exploit. The affected products include various IBM Cognos Analytics versions (sJtOse, o3AxSo, qMYd-p, etc.). Remediation for this vulnerability would involve applying patches or updates provided by IBM.


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