ESB-2018.3420 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] IBM Rational Quality Manager: Cross-site scripting - Existing account 2018-11-01

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                               ESB-2018.3420
       Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting Vulnerability in IBM
                         Rational Quality Manager
                              1 November 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational Quality Manager
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1609  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10738137

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Security Bulletin: Cross-site scripting Vulnerability in IBM(R) Rational(R) Quality
Manager

Document information

More support for: Rational Quality Manager

Software version: 5.0.x, 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.0.6

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 0738137

Modified date: 31 October 2018

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM(R) Rational(R) Quality Manager is affected by a potential cross-site scripting
vulnerability

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1609
DESCRIPTION: IBM Quality Manager (RQM) 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/
132929 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 Collaborative Lifecycle Management 5.0 - 6.0.6

Rational Quality Manager 6.0 - 6.0.6
Rational Quality Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2

Remediation/Fixes

For the 6.0.x releases:

  o Or version 6.0.6 iFix004 or later (Planned publication within 30 days)
      - Rational Quality Manager 6.0.6 iFix004
  o Or version 6.0.2 iFix018 or later
      - Rational Quality Manager 6.0.2 iFix018

For the 5.x releases, upgrade to version 5.0.2 iFix27 or later

  o Rational Quality Manager 5.0.2 iFix27

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.

Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

31 October 2018: Initial 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.

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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