ESB-2019.0470 - [Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM Rational ClearCase GIT: Access confidential data - Remote/unauthenticated 2019-02-14

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                               ESB-2019.0470
  IBM Rational ClearCase GIT connector password exposure (CVE-2019-4059)
                             14 February 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational ClearCase GIT
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   HP-UX
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Unauthorised Access      -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-4059  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10870810

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Security Bulletin: IBM Rational ClearCase GIT connector password exposure
(CVE-2019-4059)

CVE-2019-4059

Document information

More support for: Rational ClearCase

Component: ClearCase GIT Connector

Software version: 1.0.0.0

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris

Reference #: 0870810

Modified date: 12 February 2019

Summary

The local database password is not properly protected in the ClearCase GIT
connector.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4059
DESCRIPTION: The ClearCase GIT connector does not sufficiently protect the
document database password. An attacker could obtain the password and gain
unauthorized access to the document database.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
156583 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

 

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Rational ClearCase GIT connector version 1.0.0.0

Remediation/Fixes

The solution is to install a fix that protects the database password.

Apply the relevant fixes as listed in the table below.

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|   Affected Versions    |                            Applying the fix                             |
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|        1.0.0.0         |Install version 1.0.0.1, available at this link .                        |
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Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Change History

* 12 February 2019: Original version published

Disclaimer

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OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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