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Security Bulletin: Login Error Messages Credential Enumeration in ClearQuest Web (CVE-2014-3105)

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IBM Rational ClearQuest Web for OSLC integration is vulnerable to Login Error Messages Credential Enumeration.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2014-3105

Description: IBM Rational ClearQuest displays different error messages for valid and invalid logins or passwords in the OSLC integration. This would allow a remote attacker to enumerate usernames and passwords until they find valid credentials.

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

ClearQuest version

8.0.1 through
8.0 through
7.1.2 through
7.1.0.x, 7.1.1.x (all versions and fix packs)Affected


Upgrade to one of the following releases:

Affected VersionsApplying the fix
8.0.1.xInstall Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 5 ( for 8.0.1
8.0.0.xInstall Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 12 ( for 8.0
7.1.2.xInstall Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 15 ( for 7.1.2
7.1.1.xInstall Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 15 ( for 7.1.2

Note: inter-operates with all 7.1.1.x systems and can be installed in the same way as 7.1.1.x fix packs.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

* 17 September 2014: Original version 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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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018