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Security Bulletin: Security vulnerability in IBM Jazz Team Server affects multiple IBM Rational products based on IBM Jazz technology (CVE-2014-0050)

Security Bulletin


The Jazz Team Server is shipped with the Apache Commons File Upload library which contains a security vulnerability that could potentially be exploited to cause a denial of service attack affecting the following IBM Jazz Team Server based products: Collaborative Lifecycle Management (CLM), Rational Requirements Composer (RRC), Rational DOORS Next Generation (RDNG), Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager (RELM), Rhapsody Design Manager (Rhapsody DM), Rational Software Architect Design Manager (RSA DM), Rational Team Concert (RTC), and Rational Quality Manager (RQM).

Vulnerability Details

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CVEID: CVE-2014-0050
Description: Apache Commons FileUpload is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See 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 Quality Manager 2.0 - 2.0.1 (All Editions)
Rational Quality Manager 3.0 - iFix2
Rational Quality Manager 4.0 - 4.0.6

Rational Team Concert 2.0 -
Rational Team Concert 3.0 - 3.0.6 iFix2
Rational Team Concert 4.0 - 4.0.6

Rational Requirements Composer 2.0 - (All Editions)
Rational Requirements Composer 3.0 - iFix 2
Rational Requirements Composer 4.0 - 4.0.6

Rational DOORS Next Generation 4.0 - 4.0.6

Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 1.0-
Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 4.0.3-4.0.6

Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 3.0-3.0.1
Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 4.0-4.0.6

Rational Software Architect Design Manager 3.0-3.0.1
Rational Software Architect Design Manager 4.0-4.0.6


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Change History

* 15 July 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.


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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational DOORS Next Generation
Software Development Rational Quality Manager
Software Development Rational Requirements Composer
Software Development Rational Rhapsody Design Manager
Software Development Rational Software Architect Design Manager
Software Development Rational Team Concert
Software Development Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager

Document information

More support for: Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management
General Information

Software version: 3.0.1,, 4.0, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4, 4.0.5, 4.0.6

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

Reference #: 1673581

Modified date: 2014-12-06