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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities affect IBM® Rational® Quality Manager and IBM® Rational® Team Concert with potential for security attacks

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Summary

IBM® Rational® Quality Manager and IBM® Rational® Team Concert are affected by multiple vulnerabilities with potential for HTML Injection, Cross Site Scripting and Denial of Service attacks.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-6035
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Rational Quality Manager 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 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/116896 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)

CVEID: CVE-2016-6037
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) is vulnerable to HTML injection. A remote attacker with project administrator privileges could send a project that contains malicious HTML code, which when the project is viewed, would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site.
CVSS Base Score: 4.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/116918 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2017-1103
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Team Concert (RTC) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose highly sensitive information or consume all available memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120665 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management 4.0.0 - 6.0.3

Rational Quality Manager 6.0 - 6.0.2
Rational Quality Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Quality Manager 4.0 - 4.0.7

Rational Team Concert 6.0 - 6.0.3
Rational Team Concert 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Team Concert 4.0 - 4.0.7

Remediation/Fixes

For the 6.0 - 6.0.3 releases, upgrade to one of the following versions:
For the 5.0 - 5.0.2 releases, upgrade to version 5.0.2 iFix21 or later
For the 4.0 - 4.0.7 releases, upgrade to version 4.0.7 iFix13 or later For any prior versions of the products listed above, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.

If the iFix is not found in the Fix Portal please contact IBM Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

4 May 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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Product Synonym

Rational Team Concert;Rational Quality Manager;Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management Solution

Document Information

Modified date:
28 April 2021

UID

swg22002429