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Security Bulletin: IBM Rational Team Concert Build engine credentials exposed (CVE-2014-3050)

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There is a security vulnerability in IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) Build integrations whereby credentials may be exposed.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE-ID: CVE-2014-3050

Description: There is a undisclosed security vulnerability in the RTC Build integrations, e.g. the Hudson/Jenkins, Build Forge, and Build Agent integrations,.where in certain situations the build engine username and password are exposed.

CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Warning: It is strongly encouraged that you to take action as soon as possible as potential implications to your environment may be more serious than indicated by the CVSS score.

Affected Products and Versions

RTC 3.x, 4.0 - 4.0.6.

Note: 2.x, 4.0.7 and 5.x are not affected.


For the 3.x releases, upgrade to Rational Team Concert Interim Fix 3 for

For the 4.x releases, upgrade to Rational Team Concert 4.0.7

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

* 18 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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Document information

More support for: Rational Team Concert
General Information

Software version: 3.0, 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

Reference #: 1679192

Modified date: 18 July 2014

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