Previous releases of Rational Automation Framework are affected by a vulnerability in Java that may allow remote attackers to influence the availability of the Framework Server.
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0440
Unspecified vulnerability in IBM Java Runtime Environment may allow remote attackers to affect availability via vectors related to JSSE.
The attack does not require local network access nor does it require authentication, but some degree of specialized knowledge and techniques are required. An exploit would not impact the confidentiality of information or the integrity of data, but the availability of the system could be compromised.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81799 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
Rational Automation Framework v188.8.131.52 and earlier on all supported platforms.
The recommended solution is to upgrade to Rational Automation Framework v3.0.1 as soon as practical. Please see below for information about the fixes available.
For all affected versions of Rational Automation Framework
Upgrade to Rational Automation Framework version 3.0.1
If you are unable to upgrade, contact IBM Technical Support.
Not applicable; upgrade to version 3.0.1 for Rational Automation Framework
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26 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 References section of this alert.
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