Security Bulletin: ClearQuest SQL Error Message Attack Vulnerability (CVE-2012-5765)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Rational ClearQuest Web client contains SQL Error Message Attack vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2012-5765

Description: The ClearQuest Web client is vulnerable to a SQL Error Message Attack. Such attacks may disclose information which is helpful in creating other attacks such as server information, or information contained in the database. SQL Error Message Attacks are considered a form of SQL Injection Attack.

This vulnerability does not exist in the ClearQuest desktop clients or command line utilities.


CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80211 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

ClearQuest Web Clients prior to version 7.1.2.9 or version 8.0.0.5.

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade to ClearQuest version 7.1.2.9 or 8.0.0.5.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Workaround: Use ClearQuest desktop applications
Mitigation: None

References

Related information

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

* 12 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.

Disclaimer

According 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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Document information


More support for:

Rational ClearQuest
Web Client (7.1)

Software version:

7.1.1, 7.1.1.1, 7.1.1.2, 7.1.1.3, 7.1.1.4, 7.1.1.5, 7.1.1.6, 7.1.1.7, 7.1.1.8, 7.1.1.9, 7.1.2, 7.1.2.1, 7.1.2.2, 7.1.2.3, 7.1.2.4, 7.1.2.5, 7.1.2.6, 7.1.2.7, 7.1.2.8, 8.0, 8.0.0.1, 8.0.0.2, 8.0.0.3, 8.0.0.4

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1620048

Modified date:

2014-03-28

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