Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational Rhapsody Help System (CVE-2013-0599), affecting Rational Rhapsody and Rational Rhapsody Design Manager

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Abstract

A vulnerability in the IBM Eclipse Help System could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0599

DESCRIPTION: 
A vulnerability in the IBM Eclipse Help System, used by Rational Rhapsody and Rational Rhapsody Design Manager could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. A specially crafted URL could cause an error message to be returned in the browser that may contain sensitive information. 

CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83613
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

AFFECTED PLATFORMS AND VERSIONS:
Versions 7.5 through 8.0.2 of Rational Rhapsody running on Microsoft Windows and Linux
Versions 3.0 through 4.0.2 of Rational Rhapsody Design Manager running on Microsoft Windows and Linux

REMEDIATION:
Upgrade to Rational Rhapsody version 7.6.1.4 or 8.0.3
Upgrade to Rational Rhapsody Design Manager version 4.0.3

Fix:
Download Rational Rhapsody 8.0.3
Download Rational Rhapsody 7.6.1.4
Download Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 4.0.3

Workaround:
None known; Apply fixes.

Mitigation:
None found; Apply fixes.

REFERENCES:
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
CVE-2013-0599
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83613

CHANGE HISTORY:
14 June 2013: 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 Flash.

Note: According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the
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THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational Rhapsody Design Manager Not Applicable Linux, Windows 3.0, 3.0.0.1, 3.0.1, 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2

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Rational Rhapsody
General Information

Software version:

7.5, 7.5.0.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.2, 7.5.2.1, 7.5.3, 7.5.3.1, 7.5.3.2, 7.5.3.3, 7.6, 7.6.0.1, 7.6.1, 7.6.1.1, 7.6.1.2, 7.6.1.3, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.2

Operating system(s):

Linux, Windows

Reference #:

1639112

Modified date:

2013-07-01

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