Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Rational ClearQuest Help System (CVE-2013-0467 & CVE-2013-0599)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Eclipse Help System (IEHS) is a component bundled with IBM Rational ClearQuest. It is used to display the Rational ClearQuest web-based help content when the Rational ClearQuest Help web application is deployed to IBM WebSphere Application Server.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2013-0467

Description: An unspecified vulnerability in IBM Eclipse Help System related to URL crafting could allow a remote attacker to access unauthorized information.

CVSS Base Score: 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81102 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)


CVE ID: CVE-2013-0599

Description: An unspecified vulnerability in IBM Eclipse Help System related to parameter path crafting could allow a remote attacker to access sensitive information.

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83613 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

Rational ClearQuest earlier than 8.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade to Rational ClearQuest 8.0.1 or later.

Workarounds and Mitigations

Workaround: Use the Rational ClearQuest help content located at
http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/cqhelp/v8r0m0/index.jsp

Mitigation: Do not click on help URL links supplied to you by others. Only click on help links from within the ClearQuest clients.

References

Related information

Acknowledgement

None

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 Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

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Rational ClearQuest
Documentation

Software version:

7.1, 7.1.0.1, 7.1.0.2, 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, 7.1.2.9, 7.1.2.10, 8.0, 8.0.0.1, 8.0.0.2, 8.0.0.3, 8.0.0.4, 8.0.0.5, 8.0.0.6

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1640654

Modified date:

2013-09-09

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