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)
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
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 any prior versions of the products listed above, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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31 May 2018: Initial Publication
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17 June 2018