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Potential security vulnerabilities in Rational Requirements Composer 3.0.x and 4.x and Rational Doors Next Generation 4.0.x. (CVE-2014-0844, CVE-2014-0845, CVE-2014-0846)

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Summary

Customers should upgrade Rational Requirements Composer and Rational DOORS Next Generation to receive fixes for several unspecified security issues.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2014-0844

Description: An unspecified vulnerability in Rational Requirements Composer and Rational DOORS Next Generation makes it susceptible to unauthorized retrieval of application and/or system data.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90718 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)


CVE ID: CVE-2014-0845

Description: An unspecified vulnerability in Rational Requirements Composer and Rational DOORS Next Generation could allow a remote attacker to provide an manipulated URL that could cause legitimate users to fall victim to phishing attacks by redirecting the user to a seemingly legitimate web site.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90719 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)


CVE ID: CVE-2014-0846

Description: An unspecified vulnerability in Rational Requirements Composer and Rational DOORS Next Generation could allow a remote attacker to provide an manipulated URL that could cause legitimate users to fall victim to a Cross-Site Scripting attack.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90720 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 Requirements Composer 3.0.1 - 3.0.1.6 iFix1
Rational Requirements Composer 4.0 - 4.0.5
Rational DOORS Next Generation 4.0.1 - 4.0.5

For the 2.x releases of Rational Requirements Composer, this vulnerability does not exist.

Remediation/Fixes

For the 3.0.x releases of Rational Requirements Composer, upgrade to the Rational Requirements Composer 3.0.1.6 iFix2 release, which includes updates that address these security issues.

For the 4.x releases of Rational Requirements Composer, upgrade to the Rational Requirements Composer 4.0.6 release, which includes updates that address these security issues.

For the 4.0.x releases of Rational DOORS Next Generation, upgrade to the Rational DOORS Next Generation 4.0.6 release, which includes updates that address these security issues.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

These vulnerabilities were reported by Roberto Suggi Liverani of NCIA/NCIRC.

Change History

28 February 2014: 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.


Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational DOORS Next Generation General information Linux, Windows 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4, 4.0.5 All Editions

Document information

More support for: Rational Requirements Composer
General Information

Software version: 3.0.1, 3.0.1.1, 3.0.1.2, 3.0.1.3, 3.0.1.4, 3.0.1.5, 3.0.1.6, 4.0, 4.0.0.1, 4.0.0.2, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4, 4.0.5

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows, z/OS

Reference #: 1664412

Modified date: 20 February 2014


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