Date: 17 December 2014
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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM
Rational Quality Manager (CVE-2014-4801)
17 December 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Rational Quality Manager
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2014-4801
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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM Rational Quality
More support for:
Rational Quality Manager
2.0, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 2.0.1, 188.8.131.52, 3.0.1, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168,
22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 4.0, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4,
4.0.5, 4.0.6, 4.0.7, 5.0
AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
IBM Quality Manager has a cross-site scripting vulnerability.
Description: IBM Rational Quality Manager is vulnerable to cross-site
scripting, caused by improper validation of user supplied input. A remote
attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted URL to
execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the
hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this
vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/95303 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Rational Quality Manager 2.0 - 2.0.1
Rational Quality Manager 3.0 - 18.104.22.168 iFix3
Rational Quality Manager 4.0 - 4.0.7 iFix1
Rational Quality Manager 5.0
A fix is available by upgrading to a 5.01 or 5.0.2 or later.
Rational Quality Manager 5.0.1
Rational Quality Manager 5.0.2
For the 4.x releases upgrade to version 4.0.7 iFix 2 or 3 or later.
Rational Quality Manager 4.0.7 iFix2
Rational Quality Manager 4.0.7 iFix3
For the 3.x releases upgrade to version 22.214.171.124 iFix 4 or later.
Rational Quality Manager 126.96.36.199 iFix 4
For the 2.x releases, contact IBM support for additional details on the fix.
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* 15 December 2014: Original copy published
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