Rational Performance Tester: Security Vulnerabilities

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Multiple security vulnerabilities exist in the IBM Java Runtime Environment component of IBM Rational Performance Tester. Patches for these are available in IBM JRE 7 (SR2).



CVE ID: CVE-2012-0551, CVE-2012-1717, CVE-2012-1716, CVE-2012-1713, CVE-2012-1719, CVE-2012-1718, CVE-2012-1723, CVE-2012-1722, CVE-2012-1721, CVE-2012-1720, CVE-2012-1725

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

CVE-2012-0551 (CVSS 5.8)
CVE-2012-1717 (CVSS 3.5)
CVE-2012-1716 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2012-1713 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2012-1719 (CVSS 5)
CVE-2012-1718 (CVSS 3.6)
CVE-2012-1723 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2012-1722 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2012-1721 (CVSS 10)
CVE-2012-1720 (CVSS 3.7)
CVE-2012-1725 (CVSS 10)

CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: Undefined
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: Undefined
*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 References section.


  • IBM JRE 6 (maintenance levels older than SR11) provided by Rational Performance Tester versions 8.0, 8.1 and 8.2 on all platforms
  • IBM JRE 7 (maintenance levels older than SR2) provided by Rational Performance Tester version on all platforms

It is recommended to upgrade to Rational Performance Tester Version Rational Performance Tester Version provides IBM JRE 7 SR3 that includes the security fixes also supplied in IBM JRE 7 SR2.

None known

Complete CVSS Guide ( http://www.first.org/cvss/cvss-guide.html)
On-line Calculator V2 ( http://nvd.nist.gov/cvss.cfm?calculator&adv&version=2)
CVE-2012-0551 ( http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-0551)
CVE-2012-1717 ( http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1717)
CVE-2012-1716 ( http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1716)
CVE-2012-1713 ( http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1713)
CVE-2012-1719 ( http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1719)
CVE-2012-1718 ( http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1718)
CVE-2012-1723 ( http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1723)
CVE-2012-1722 ( http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1722)
CVE-2012-1721 ( http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1721)
CVE-2012-1720 ( http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1720)
CVE-2012-1725 ( http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1725)

7 December 2012: Original Copy Published

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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