Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Rational ClearQuest Web Client with potential for Cross-Site Request Forgery (CVE-2013-0598)

Security Bulletin


Summary

A Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) Attack vulnerability exists in IBM Rational ClearQuest Web Client.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2013-0598

Description:
An unspecified vulnerability in IBM Rational ClearQuest Web Client could allow an attacker to perform a Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) Attack. A CSRF Attack may trick the user's web browser to perform an unwanted action.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83611 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/AU:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational ClearQuest Web 7.1 through 7.1.2.10, 8.0 through 8.0.0.7, and 8.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

Workarounds and Mitigations

Workaround: None
Mitigation: Do not visit malicious sites or click on malicious links.

References

Related information

Acknowledgement

None

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.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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Document information


More support for:

Rational ClearQuest
Web Client (7.1)

Software version:

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, 7.1.2.11, 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, 8.0.0.7, 8.0.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1648665

Modified date:

2014-04-14

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