IBM Rational ClearQuese is vulnerable to XML external entity attacks. These attacks could cause denial of service or be used to attack other servers accessible from a client or server.
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CVE ID: CVE-2014-0950
Description: IBM Rational ClearQuest is vulnerable to XML external entity attacks. A malicious server could provoke a client to access other servers. A malicious client could cause denial of service on a server, or cause the server to access other servers.
The vulnerable components are:
- CQWeb / CM Server
- ClearQuest Native client
- ClearQuest Eclipse client
- ClearQuest Eclipse Designer
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92623 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Rational ClearQuest versions 7.1.1 through 188.8.131.52, 7.1.2 through 184.108.40.206, 8.0.0 through 220.127.116.11, and 8.0.1 through 18.104.22.168
|8.0.1 through 22.214.171.124||Affected|
|8.0 through 126.96.36.199||Affected|
|7.1.2 through 188.8.131.52||Affected|
|7.1.0.x, 7.1.1.x (all versions and fix packs)||Affected|
The solution is to upgrade to a newer fix pack of ClearQuest.
|Affected Versions||Apply the fix|
|8.0.1.x||Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 4 (184.108.40.206) for 8.0.1|
|8.0.0.x||Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 11 (220.127.116.11) for 8.0|
|7.1.2.x||Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 14 (18.104.22.168) for 7.1.2|
|Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 14 (22.214.171.124) for 7.1.2
Workarounds and Mitigations
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* 25 June 2014: 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.
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Internal Use Only
IBM20140327-2312-30 Advisory DB ID = 1614 Product DB Record 34772
16 June 2018