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

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Abstract

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.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

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 VERSIONS:
Rational ClearQuest earlier than v8.0.1

REMEDIATION:
The recommended solution is to apply the fix to all previous versions as soon as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available.

Fix:
Upgrade to IBM Rational ClearQuest 8.0.1. It bundles an updated IEHS that contain a fix.


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

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

REFERENCES:
· 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-2013-0467 ( http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0467 )
· CVE-2013-0599 ( http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0599 )
· http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81102
· http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83613


RELATED INFORMATION:
IBM Product Security Incident Response Program
· IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
· IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: None

CHANGE HISTORY: June 14, 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 References section of this Flash.

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More support for:

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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