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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational DOORS Next Generation with potential for Cross-Site Scripting attack (CVE-2016-6055)

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational DOORS Next Generation with potential for Cross-Site Scripting attack.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-6055
IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0-6.0.2 (6.0.3 is not affected)

Rational DOORS Next Generation 5.0-5.0.2

Rational Requirements Composer 4.0.1-4.0.7


For Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0-6.0.2, a fix is available by upgrading to 6.0.2 iFix006 or later

For Rational DOORS Next Generation 5.0-5.0.2, a fix is available by upgrading to 5.0.2 iFix019 or later For Rational Requirements Composer 4.0.1-4.0.7, a fix is available by upgrading to 4.0.7 iFix012 or later

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Change History

7 February 2017: Initial Publication

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.


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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018