Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Rational ClearQuest Web Client with potential for JSON Hijacking Attack (CVE-2013-3041)

Security Bulletin


A JSON Hijacking Attack vulnerability exists in IBM Rational ClearQuest Web Client.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2013-3041

Description: An unspecified vulnerability in IBM Rational ClearQuest Web Client could allow an attacker to perform a JSON Hijacking Attack. A JSON Hijacking Attack may expose to an attacker information passed between the ClearQuest Web Server and the browser.

CVSS Base Score: 2.6
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational ClearQuest Web 7.1 through, 8.0 through, and 8.0.1


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Change History

* 16 September 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.


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Document information

More support for:

Rational ClearQuest
Web Client (7.1)

Software version:

7.1,,, 7.1.1,,,,,,,,,, 7.1.2,,,,,,,,,,,, 8.0,,,,,,,, 8.0.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:


Modified date:


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