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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool (CVE-2015-5045)

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Summary

A possible security vulnerability has been reported in IBM Rational License Key Server (RLKS) Administration and Reporting tool. There have been no reported exploits of this vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-5045
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified vulnerability in RLKS Administration and Reporting tool could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/106938 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

The following versions of IBM RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool are affected.

  • RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4
  • RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.2
  • RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.3
  • RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.4
  • RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.5
  • RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.6
  • RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.7
  • RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.8
  • RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.9

Remediation/Fixes

For RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.9

Upgrade to the RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.9 iFix 04. The detailed instructions for doing so are mentioned below.


1. Ensure that RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.9 is installed.

2. Go to Fix Central

3. On the Find product tab, enter Rational Common Licensing in the Product Selector field and hit enter.

4. Select "8.1.4.9iFix4" as Applies to Version and hit continue button.

5. Select the platform of the machine where RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool is installed and hit continue button.

6. On the Identify fixes page, select Browse for fixes and select Show fixes that apply to this version and hit continue button.

7. Click on the interim fix RLKS_Administration_And_Reporting_Tool_8149_iFix_4 and download the ifix repository zip "RLKS_Administration_And_Reporting_Tool_8149_Admin_iFix_4.zip".

8. Extract zip. On extraction you should see <art unzip folder>/ifix04.

9. Shutdown IBM RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool.

10. Launch IBM Installation Manager in GUI or console mode. Add <art unzip folder>/ifix04 to IBM IM.

11. Select "Update".

12. Select "IBM RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool" package. Select Next.

13. Go with the default "Only fixes for Version 8.1.4.9". Select Next.

14. Go with the default to install RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool 8.1.4.9 iFix 04. Select Next.

15. Complete the update. Select Finish.

16. Start IBM RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool.

For RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.8 or earlier

Upgrade to the RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.9 and then apply the iFix 04 as described above.

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References

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Change History

20 May 2016 :- Original Version 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:
17 June 2018

UID

swg21982895