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Security Bulletin: Potential security vulnerability in CLM 3.x and CLM 4.x products for the Oracle June 2012 CPU (CVE-2012-1713)

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The v3 and v4 releases of the CLM products (Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert, and Rational Requirements Composer) are shipped with an IBM Java that is based on the Oracle Java. Oracle has released a June 2012 critical patch updates (CPU) which contain security vulnerability fixes and the IBM Java is affected.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2012-1713

There is a vulnerability in the Java Runtime Environment component of Java SE (subcomponent: 2D).

This applies to client and server deployments of Java. This vulnerability can be exploited through untrusted Java Web Start applications and untrusted Java applets. It can also be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using untrusted Java Web Start applications or untrusted Java applets, such as through a web service.

CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Team Concert 3.0.1 -
Rational Quality Manager 3.0.1 -
Rational Requirements Composer 3.0.1 -

Rational Team Concert 4.0 -
Rational Quality Manager 4.0 -
Rational Requirements Composer 4.0 -


Workarounds and Mitigations


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IBM Security Alerts: Oracle June 2012 Security Alert
Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - June 2012: Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - June 2012.

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog



Change History

* 01 November 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.


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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational Team Concert General Information 3.0.1,,,,, 4.0,
Software Development Rational Requirements Composer General Information 3.0.1,,,,, 4.0,

Document information

More support for: Rational Quality Manager
General Information

Software version: 3.0.1,,,,, 4.0,

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #: 1615854

Modified date: 27 November 2012

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