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Security Bulletin: An undisclosed vulnerability affects IBM Rational products based on IBM Jazz technology

Security Bulletin


Summary

Potential XML External Entity Processing vulnerability affects the following IBM Rational Products: Rational Rhapsody Design Manager (Rhapsody DM), Rational Software Architect Design Manager (RSA DM)

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1456
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Rhapsody DM is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection (XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/140091 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 Rhapsody Design Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 5.0 - 6.0.5

Rational Software Architect Design Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Software Architect Design Manager 5.0 - 6.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

For 5.0 - 6.0.5 releases:

  • Upgrade to version 6.0.5 and install server from CLM 6.0.5 iFix06 (iFix to be published within 60 days).
  • Or upgrade to version 6.0.4 ifix9 or later (iFix to be published within 60 days).
For updates about Rational Software Architect Design Manager contact IBM support.

For any prior versions of the products listed above, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

31 May 2018: 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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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018

UID

swg22016795