ESB-2017.2002 - [Win][Linux] IBM Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager: Cross-site scripting - Existing account 2017-08-11

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                               ESB-2017.2002
           Security Bulletin: Cross-site Scripting vulnerability
              affects Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager
                              11 August 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1168  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22006976

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Security Bulletin: Cross-site Scripting vulnerability affects Rational
Engineering Lifecycle Manager

Document information

General Information

Software version: 4.0.3, 4.0.4, 4.0.5, 4.0.6, 4.0.7, 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2,
6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 2006976

Modified date: 09 August 2017

Security Bulletin

Summary

Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager is vulnerable to a cross-site
scripting attack with potential for credentials disclosure within a
trusted session.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1168
DESCRIPTION: IBM RELM 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
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/123187 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 Engineering Lifecycle Manager 4.0.3 - 4.0.7
Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 6.0 - 6.0.3

Note: 6.0.4 release is not affected.

Remediation/Fixes


For 6.0 - 6.0.3 releases, upgrade to one of the following versions:

Upgrade to 6.0.2 ifix11 or later:

Get the CLM ifix11 or later from: CLM 6.0.2 iFix11
Start the package installation and select RELM when asked about the
products to be updated.

Or upgrade to version 6.0.4 or later:

https://jazz.net/downloads/rational-engineering-lifecycle-manager/

For the 5.x releases, upgrade to version 5.0.2 iFix02 or later

Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 5.0.2 iFix02

For the 4.x releases, and any prior versions of the products listed above,
IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform
of the product.

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

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Important note

IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the
System z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security
and integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions
on the System z Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and
associated fixes will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing
the CVSS scores and applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as
possible to minimize any potential risk.

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

09 August 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.
Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency
and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING
THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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