IBM Rational ClearQuest uses the IBM GSKit component to establish SSL connections to an LDAP directory server for LDAP authentication. ClearQuest 126.96.36.199 and 188.8.131.52 install updated versions of GSKit which contain corrections for security vulnerability CVE-2012-2203
CVE ID: CVE-2012-2203
Description: A vulnerability in relation to PKCS#12 operations and insertion of Trust Anchors exists with GSKit. PKCS#12 file format is not the usual format for ClearQuest deployments.
Affected Platforms: For ClearQuest v7.1.x: versions prior to 184.108.40.206.
For ClearQuest v8.0.x: versions prior to 220.127.116.11
Remediation: Upgrade ClearQuest to the below versions or later.
Workarounds: ClearQuest deployments that are not using LDAP authentication are not affected.
Mitigation: PKCS#12 format is not the default file format deployed for ClearQuest. Do not change from CMS format.
|Sept 25, 2012||Initial Publication|
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