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Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in ClearQuest OpenSSL Component (CVE-2013-4353, CVE-2013-6450, CVE-2013-6449 )

Security Bulletin


Summary

The OpenSSL commponent is embedded in cqperl. Customers may be affected when there are Perl hooks/scripts which use SSL connections. ClearQuest itself doesn't provide any services using OpenSSL.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2013-4353

Description: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a connecting client to crash.

CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90201 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)


CVE ID: CVE-2013-6450

Description: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the daemon to crash.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90069 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)


CVE ID: CVE-2013-6449

Description: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using specially-crafted traffic from a TLS 1.2 client to cause the daemon to crash.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90068 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Rational ClearQuest versions 7.1.1 through 7.1.1.9, 7.1.2 through 7.1.2.12, 8.0.0 through 8.0.0.9, and 8.0.1 through 8.0.1.2 where you have written Perl hooks or scripts that use SSL connections.

Remediation/Fixes

The solution is to upgrade to a version of ClearQuest that has a newer OpenSSL component that corrects these vulnerabilities. Select the proper fix for your version:

Note: There is a serious security issue CVE-2014-0160 which affects the above releases. It is recommended that you upgrade to the Interim fix (contains OpenSSL 1.0.1g) associated with the Fix Packs listed above. Please read Security Bulletin: Rational ClearQuest affected by vulnerability in OpenSSL (CVE-2014-0160) for details.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

None

Change History

* 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.

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

PSIRT Advisory 1377, Record 35315

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Document Information

Modified date:
29 September 2018

UID

swg21675305