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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Rational ClearQuest Web Client with potential for Cross-Site Request Forgery (CVE-2013-0598)

Security Bulletin


A Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) Attack vulnerability exists in IBM Rational ClearQuest Web Client.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2013-0598

An unspecified vulnerability in IBM Rational ClearQuest Web Client could allow an attacker to perform a Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) Attack. A CSRF Attack may trick the user's web browser to perform an unwanted action.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/AU:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational ClearQuest Web 7.1 through, 8.0 through, and 8.0.1


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Workarounds and Mitigations

Workaround: None

Mitigation: Do not visit malicious sites or click on malicious links.

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Change History

* 16 September 2013: 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.


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Document Information

Modified date:
16 June 2018