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 Security vulnerability in Apache FOP affects IBM Rational Quality Manager
                               17 April 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM Rational Quality Manager
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-5661  

Reference:         ESB-2019.1292

Original Bulletin: 

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Security vulnerability in Apache FOP affects IBM Rational Quality Manager

Product:             Rational Quality Manager
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): Platform Independent
Reference #:         0880881

Security Bulletin


Security Vulnerability in Apache FOP shipped with IBM Rational Quality Manager
was disclosed. IBM Rational Quality Manager has addressed the applicable CVE.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-5661
DESCRIPTION: Apache FOP could allow a remote authenticated attacker to obtain
sensitive information, caused by an XML external entity (XXE) error when
processing XML data. By using a specially-crafted SVG file. A remote attacker
could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information or possibly
cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
124797 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/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


For the 6.0.x and 5.x releases:

  o Upgrade to version 6.0.6 iFix008 or later
       Rational Quality Manager 6.0.6 iFix008
  o Or version 6.0.2 iFix020 or later
       Rational Quality Manager 6.0.2 iFix020

For 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 iFix Portal please contact IBM support.

Workarounds and Mitigations


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.

Change History

12 April 2019: Initial publication

                          Cross reference information
      Product       Component  Platform              Version            Edition
     Rational                             5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 6.0,
   Collaborative              Platform    6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4,
     Lifecycle                Independent 6.0.5, 6.0.6

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