Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational Quality Manager with potential for Cross-Site Scripting attack (CVE-2013-5404)
Security vulnerabilities in the "Search QM Resources functionality" of IBM Rational Quality Manager may result in Cross-Site Scripting attack.
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CVE ID: CVE-2013-5404
Description: When using RQM "Search text field functionality", there is a potential vulnerability for Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) attack using iFrame.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/87318 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 Quality Manager 2.0 - 18.104.22.168 (All Editions)
Rational Quality Manager 3.0 - 22.214.171.124
Rational Quality Manager 4.0 - 4.0.4
Rational Team Concert 2.0 - 126.96.36.199 (All Editions)
Rational Team Concert 3.0 - 188.8.131.52
Rational Team Concert 4.0 - 4.0.4
Rational Requirements Composer 2.0 - 184.108.40.206 (All Editions)
Rational Requirements Composer 3.0 - 220.127.116.11
Rational Requirements Composer 4.0 - 4.0.4
For the 4.x releases of Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert, Rational Requirements Composer upgrade to CLM 4.0.5.
Rational Quality Manager 4.0.5
Rational Team Concert 4.0.5
Rational Requirements Composer 4.0.5
For the 3.x releases of Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert, Rational Requirements Composer upgrade to CLM 18.104.22.168 iFix 1
Rational Quality Manager 22.214.171.124 iFix 1
Rational Team Concert 126.96.36.199 iFix 1
Rational Requirements Composer 188.8.131.52 iFix 1
For the 2.x releases of Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert, Rational Requirements Composer contact IBM support for additional details on the fix.
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
* 6 December 2013: Updated with fixes
* 21 November 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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More support for:
Rational Quality Manager
Software version: 2.0, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 2.0.1, 18.104.22.168, 3.0.1, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 4.0, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 1653689
Modified date: 05 December 2013
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