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ESB-2014.2433 - [Win][Linux][Solaris][AIX][z/OS] IBM Rational Quality Manager: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction

Date: 17 December 2014

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.2433
       Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM
                 Rational Quality Manager (CVE-2014-4801)
                             17 December 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational Quality Manager
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-4801  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21692615

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Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM Rational Quality
Manager (CVE-2014-4801)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

Rational Quality Manager

RQM Server

Software version:

2.0, 2.0.0.1, 2.0.0.2, 2.0.1, 2.0.1.1, 3.0.1, 3.0.1.1, 3.0.1.2, 3.0.1.3, 
3.0.1.4, 3.0.1.5, 3.0.1.6, 4.0, 4.0.0.1, 4.0.0.2, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4,
4.0.5, 4.0.6, 4.0.7, 5.0

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #:

1692615

Modified date:

2014-12-15

Summary

IBM Quality Manager has a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-4801

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 
current score

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 - 3.0.1.6 iFix3

Rational Quality Manager 4.0 - 4.0.7 iFix1

Rational Quality Manager 5.0

Remediation/Fixes

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 3.0.1.6 iFix 4 or later.

    Rational Quality Manager 3.0.1.6 iFix 4

For the 2.x releases, contact IBM support for additional details on the fix.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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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.

References

Complete CVSS Guide

On-line Calculator V2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

* 15 December 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.

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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