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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in Rational ClearCase with potential for privilege escalation (CVE-2013-5415, CVE-2013-5416)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Buffer overflow and privilege escalation vulnerabilities exist in IBM Rational ClearCase.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2013-5415

Description:
Undisclosed buffer overflow and privilege escalation vulnerabilities in IBM Rational ClearCase could be exploited by a local user to gain elevated privilege of another user or the system account.

CVSS Base Score: 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/87477 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5416

Description:
Undisclosed buffer overflow and privilege escalation vulnerabilities in IBM Rational ClearCase could be exploited by a local user to gain elevated privilege of another user or the system account.

CVSS Base Score: 6.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/87478 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Rational ClearCase and IBM Rational ClearCase MultiSite, releases 7.1.1.x, 7.1.2 through 7.1.2.12, 8.0.0.0 through 8.0.0.8, and 8.0.1.0 through 8.0.1.1. All earlier out-of-support release streams are also affected.

Remediation/Fixes

Releases of IBM Rational ClearCase with a fix pack including the security fixes:

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

None

Change History

* 19 March 2014: Revised to refer to new fixpack for 7.1.2.x stream
* 13 December 2013: Original copy published

*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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES ""AS IS"" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Internal Use Only

We are publishing 7.1.2.13 fixpack, which will supersede the test fix. Updating document to refer to the 7.1.2.13 fixpack.

Test fix 7.1.2.12.0003 has been posted.
There are fix archive zip files for all supported ClearCase and ClearQuest platforms.
http://rcs-testfix.ratl.swg.usma.ibm.com/cgi-bin/fix_portal.pl#show

7.0.x fixes will be produced by product development on an as requested basis. Customers must be on a support contract to get 7.0.x fixes.

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Document Information

Modified date:
10 July 2018

UID

swg21657982