Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in Rational Performance Tester

Security Bulletin


Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in the IBM Java Runtime Environment component of IBM Rational Performance Tester (RPT) version 8.3.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2012-3159 CVE-2012-3216 CVE-2012-5068 CVE-2012-5070 CVE-2012-5067 CVE-2012-3143 CVE-2012-3143 CVE-2012-5076 CVE-2012-5077 CVE-2012-5073 CVE-2012-5074 CVE-2012-5075 CVE-2012-5083 CVE-2012-5072 CVE-2012-1531 CVE-2012-5081 CVE-2012-1532 CVE-2012-1533 CVE-2012-5069 CVE-2012-5071 CVE-2012-5084 CVE-2012-5087 CVE-2012-5086 CVE-2012-5079 CVE-2012-5088 CVE-2012-5089 CVE-2012-4416

There are multiple security vulnerabilities in the IBM Java Runtime Environment component of IBM Rational Performance Tester.

CVE-2012-3159 (CVSS 7.5)

CVE-2012-3216 (CVSS 2.6)

CVE-2012-5068 (CVSS 7.5)

CVE-2012-5070 (CVSS 5)

CVE-2012-5067 (CVSS 5)

CVE-2012-3143 (CVSS 10)

CVE-2012-5076 (CVSS 10)

CVE-2012-5077 (CVSS 2.6)

CVE-2012-5073 (CVSS 5)

CVE-2012-5074 (CVSS 6.4)

CVE-2012-5075 (CVSS 5)

CVE-2012-5083 (CVSS 10)

CVE-2012-5072 (CVSS 5)

CVE-2012-1531 (CVSS 10)

CVE-2012-5081 (CVSS 5)

CVE-2012-1532 (CVSS 10)

CVE-2012-1533 (CVSS 10)

CVE-2012-5069 (CVSS 5.8)

CVE-2012-5071 (CVSS 6.4)

CVE-2012-5084 (CVSS 7.6)

CVE-2012-5087 (CVSS 10)

CVE-2012-5086 (CVSS 10)

CVE-2012-5079 (CVSS 5)

CVE-2012-5088 (CVSS 10)

CVE-2012-5089 (CVSS 7.6)

CVE-2012-4416 (CVSS 6.4)

Affected Products and Versions

The following JRE version are affected:

  • IBM JRE 6 (maintenance levels older than SR12) provided by Rational Performance Tester for all versions prior to on all platforms
  • IBM JRE 7 (maintenance levels older than SR2) provided by Rational Performance Tester for all versions prior to on all platforms
  • Rational Performance Tester agent is not affected


Upgrade to Rational Performance Tester Fix Pack 1 ( for 8.3 or later.
Note: Rational Performance Tester Version provides IBM JRE 7 SR3 that includes the security fixes also supplied in IBM JRE 7 SR2.

Workarounds and Mitigations



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Change History

* 7 December 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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