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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability affects IBM® Rational Team Concert™ GIT Integration (CVE-2016-2865 )

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A vulnerability was discovered in IBM® Rational Team Concert™ GIT Integration that could disclose some sensitive information.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-2865
IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) could allow an authenitcated user to create a corrupted request to the server that could disclose some sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management 5.0.0 - 6.0.1
Rational Team Concert 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Team Concert 6.0 - 6.0.1


For the 6.0.x releases, upgrade to version 6.0.1 ifix5 or later

For the 5.x releases, upgrade to version 5.0.2 iFix14 or later

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Related information

Change History

23 June 2016: Initial Publication

*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

Software version: 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 6.0, 6.0.1

Operating system(s): AIX, IBM i, Linux, OS X, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1985865

Modified date: 08 July 2016