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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational DOORS Next Generation with potential for Cross-Site Scripting attack (CVE-2017-1529)

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Vulnerability in Rational DOORS Next Generation with potential for cross-site scripting attack.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1529
DESCRIPTION: IBM DOORS Next Generation (DNG/RRC) 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 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)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Requirements Composer 5.0 - 5.0.2

Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0 - 6.0.5


For Rational Requirements Composer 5.0.2, a fix is available by upgrading to5.0.2 iFix026 or later
Rational DOORS Next Generation 5.0.2 iFix026 

For Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.2, a fix is available by upgrading to 6.0.2 iFix018 or later
Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.2 iFix017 

For Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.5, a fix is available by upgrading to 6.0.5 iFix005 or later
Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.5 iFix005 

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

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

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Change History

16 July 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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Internal Use Only

Advisory 11728

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Product Synonym

Rational DOORS Next Generation;Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management Solution

Document Information

Modified date:
28 April 2021