Date: 01 July 2014
References: ESB-2014.0684 ESB-2014.0737 ESB-2014.0738 ESB-2014.0739 ESB-2014.0744 ESB-2014.0761 ESB-2014.0804 ESB-2014.0827 ESB-2014.0839 ESB-2014.0865
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Classloader Manipulation Vulnerability in
Rational Change (CVE-2014-0114)
1 July 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Rational Change
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0114
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Security Bulletin: Classloader Manipulation Vulnerability in Rational Change
More support for:
188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11
AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
There is a classloader manipulation vulnerability in Apache Struts 1 that is
used by the IBM Rational Change application.
Description: Apache Struts could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary
code on the system. Struts 1 is used by Rational Change application.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92889 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Affected Products and Versions
This problem affects the following versions of Rational Change application:
Upgrade to one of the following releases:
For release 5.2, apply Rational Change Interim Fix 4 for 18.104.22.168
For release 5.3.1, apply Rational Change Interim Fix 1 for 22.214.171.124
For release 5.3, apply Interim Fix 2 for 126.96.36.199 (targeted for release on
July 31st 2014).
Workarounds and Mitigations
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
* 26 June 2014: Original copy 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.
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
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FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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