Security Bulletin: Open Redirect and Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities in the Rational Rhapsody Design Manager Help System (CVE-2012-2159, CVE-2012-2161)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Some scripts in the help system used by Rhapsody Design Manager are vulnerable to open redirect or cross-site scripting attacks.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2012-2159

Description: 
Some scripts used by the help system are vulnerable to redirects from trusted to untrusted web sites when users click a malicious link. 

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/74832 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)


CVE ID:
CVE-2012-2161

Description: 
Some scripts used by the help system are vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks. An attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability to collect user credentials or cookie data when users click a malicious link. 

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/74833 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Any supported Rational Rhapsody Design Manager Web Help platform

Remediation/Fixes

Workarounds and Mitigations

Do not trust URL links to the Rational Rhapsody Design Manager Help system given by untrusted users. Examine the URL for extra parameters and text that are not related to the Rational Rhapsody Design Manager Web Help system.

References

Related information

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

* 27 September 2012: 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

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More support for:

Rational Rhapsody Design Manager
General Information

Software version:

3.0, 3.0.0.1, 3.0.1

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1612405

Modified date:

2013-01-02

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