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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational DOORS Next Generation with potential for Javascript Injection Attack (CVE-2017-1305)

Security Bulletin


An undisclosed security vulnerability in IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation may allow a JavaScript Injection attack

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1305
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 DOORS Next Generation 6.0.2 - 6.0.3

Versions prior to 6.0.2 are not vulnerable to this CVE vulnerability.


For Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.2 - 6.0.3, a fix is available by upgrading to 6.0.3 iFix005 or later

For Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.2, a fix is available by upgrading to 6.0.2 iFix011 or later If the iFix is not found in the Fix Portal please contact IBM Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

17 May 2017: 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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Product Synonym

Rational DOORS Next Generation

Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018