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ESB-2016.0736 - [Win][Linux][IBM i] IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction

Date: 21 March 2016
References: ESB-2016.0470  

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                               ESB-2016.0736
  Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational DOORS Next Generation and
       Rational Requirements Composer with potential for Cross Site
                     Scripting= attack (CVE-2016-0243)
                               21 March 2016

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  IBM i
                   Linux variants
                   Windows
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-0243  

Reference:         ESB-2016.0470

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21978935

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational DOORS Next Generation and 
Rational Requirements Composer with potential for Cross Site Scripting attack
(CVE-2016-0243)

Document information

More support for:

Rational DOORS Next Generation

General information

Software version:

4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4, 4.0.5, 4.0.6, 4.0.7, 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 6.0, 6.0.1

Operating system(s):

IBM i, Linux, Windows, z/OS

Software edition:

All Editions

Reference #:

1978935

Modified date:

2016-03-18

Security Bulletin

Summary

An undisclosed security vulnerability of IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation 
and Rational Requirements Composer may result in a Cross Site Scripting 
attack.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0243

Description: IBM Active Content Filtering 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: 6.1

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/110444 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Requirements Composer 4.0 - 4.0.7

Rational DOORS Next Generation 4.0.1 - 4.0.7

Rational DOORS Next Generation 5.0 - 5.0.2

Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0 - 6.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

For the 6.x releases upgrade to version 6.0.1 iFix003.

Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.1 iFix003

For the 5.x releases upgrade to version 5.0.2 iFix014.

Rational DOORS Next Generation 5.0.2 iFix014

For the 4.x releases upgrade to version 4.0.7 iFix010.

Rational DOORS Next Generation 4.0.7 iFix010

Rational Requirements Composer 4.0.7 iFix010

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Important note

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applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as possible to minimize any 
potential risk.

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Complete CVSS v3 Guide On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

*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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