ESB-2018.1642 - [Win][Linux] IBM Rational products: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-06-01

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                               ESB-2018.1642
        Security Bulletin: An undisclosed vulnerability affects IBM
              Rational products based on IBM Jazz technology
                                1 June 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational products
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1456  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22016795

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Security Bulletin: An undisclosed vulnerability affects IBM Rational products
based on IBM Jazz technology

Security Bulletin

Document information
Software version: 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5
Operating system(s): Linux, Windows
Reference #: 2016795
Modified date: 31 May 2018

Summary

Potential XML External Entity Processing vulnerability affects the following
IBM Rational Products: Rational Rhapsody Design Manager (Rhapsody DM), Rational
Software Architect Design Manager (RSA DM)

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1456
DESCRIPTION: IBM Rhapsody DM is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection
(XXE) attack when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this
vulnerability to expose sensitive information or consume memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
140091 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 5.0 - 6.0.5

Rational Software Architect Design Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Software Architect Design Manager 5.0 - 6.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

For 5.0 - 6.0.5 releases:

  * Upgrade to version 6.0.5 and install server from CLM 6.0.5 iFix06 (iFix to
    be published within 60 days).
  * Or upgrade to version 6.0.4 ifix9 or later (iFix to be published within 60
    days).

For updates about Rational Software Architect Design Manager contact IBM
support.

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

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

31 May 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.

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.

                          Cross reference information
  Segment         Product        Component    Platform       Version    Edition
 Software   Rational Software   General     AIX, Linux,   5.0, 5.0.1,
Development Architect Design    Information Solaris,      5.0.2, 6.0,
            Manager                         Windows       6.0.1

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