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Security Bulletin: Command Injection Vulnerability in IBM® Rational® Quality Manager (CVE-2016-0326)

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Summary

IBM® Rational® Quality Manager could allow an authenticated attacker to inject commands through a specially crafted HTML request that would be executed by the operating system with user privileges.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-0326
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Rational Quality Manager could allow an authenticated attacker to inject commands through a specially crafted HTML request that would be executed by the operating system with user privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 6.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/111642 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:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management 4.0.0 - 6.0.1
Rational Quality Manager 6.0 - 6.0.1
Rational Quality Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Quality Manager 4.0 - 4.0.7
Rational Quality Manager 3.0.1.6

Remediation/Fixes

For the 6.0.0 - 6.0.1 releases, upgrade to version 6.0.2 or 6.0.1 ifix3 or later


For the 5.0 - 5.0.2 releases, upgrade to version 5.0.2 iFix17 or later
For the 4.0 - 4.0.7 releases, upgrade to version 4.0.7 iFix11 or later
For the 3.x releases upgrade to version 3.0.1.6 iFix8 or later

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Related information

Change History

09 September 2016: Initial Publication
19 September 2016: Title Update
03 October 2016: Added 3.0.1.6 Remediation Links

*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

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Product Alias/Synonym

RQM

Document information

More support for: Rational Quality Manager
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, 4.0.6, 4.0.7, 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 6.0, 6.0.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1989735

Modified date: 03 October 2016


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