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).
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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 http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90987 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 - 184.108.40.206 iFix2
Rational Quality Manager 4.0 - 4.0.6
Rational Team Concert 2.0 - 220.127.116.11
Rational Team Concert 3.0 - 3.0.6 iFix2
Rational Team Concert 4.0 - 4.0.6
Rational Requirements Composer 2.0 - 18.104.22.168 (All Editions)
Rational Requirements Composer 3.0 - 22.214.171.124 iFix 2
Rational Requirements Composer 4.0 - 4.0.6
Rational DOORS Next Generation 4.0 - 4.0.6
Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 1.0-126.96.36.199
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
A fix is available by upgrading to the 5.0 release
- Rational Quality Manager 5.0
- Rational Team Concert 5.0
- Rational Requirements Composer is now called Rational DOORS Next Generation 5.0
- Rational DOORS Next Generation 5.0
- Rational Software Architect Design Manager 5.0
- Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 5.0
- Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 5.0
For the 4.x releases upgrade to version 4.0.7.
- Rational Quality Manager 4.0.7
- Rational Team Concert 4.0.7
- Rational Requirements Composer 4.0.7
- Rational Software Architect Design Manager 4.0.7
- Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 4.0.7
- Rational DOORS Next Generation 4.0.7
- Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 4.0.7
For the 3.x releases upgrade to version 188.8.131.52 iFix 3
- Rational Quality Manager 184.108.40.206 iFix 3
- Rational Team Concert 220.127.116.11 iFix 3
- Rational Requirements Composer 18.104.22.168 iFix 3
For the 3.x releases of Rational Software Architect Design Manager and Rhapsody Design Manager, if you cannot upgrade to 4.0.7 or 5.0, contact IBM support for guidance.
For the 2.x releases, contact IBM support for additional details on the fix.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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* 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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