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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities affect Rational Rhapsody Design Manager with potential for security attacks

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Summary

IBM Rhapsody Design Manager is affected by multiple vulnerabilities with potential for evil file upload, cross site scripting, HTML injection, JSON Hijacking and XML entity expansion.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-8973
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Rhapsody DM contains an undisclosed vulnerability that may allow an authenticated user to upload infected malicious files to the server.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118910 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9694
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Rhapsody DM is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119518 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9696
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Rhapsody DM is vulnerable to HTML injection. A remote attacker could inject malicious HTML code, which when viewed, would be executed in the victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting site.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119520 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9697
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in IBM Rhapsody DM could allow an attacker to perform a JSON Hijacking Attack. A JSON Hijacking Attack may expose to an attacker information passed between the server and the browser.
CVSS Base Score: 3.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119521 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-9698
DESCRIPTION:
IBM Rhapsody DM is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to expose highly sensitive information or consume all available memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119522 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 4.0 - 4.0.7

Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 6.0 - 6.0.3

Remediation/Fixes

For the 6.0.3 releases, upgrade to version 6.0.3 ifix2 or later
https://jazz.net/downloads/design-management/releases/6.0.3iFix2
For the 6.0.2 releases, upgrade to version 6.0.2 ifix8 or later
https://jazz.net/downloads/design-management/releases/6.0.2iFix8
For the 5.x releases, upgrade to version 5.0.2 iFix19 or later
https://jazz.net/downloads/design-management/releases/5.0.2iFix19

Workarounds and Mitigations

For 4.0.7 and any prior versions of the products listed above, IBM recommends upgrading to 5.0.2, or 6.0.2 or 6.0.3.

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

08 March 2017: 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.

Disclaimer

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Document information

More support for: Rational Rhapsody Design Manager
General Information

Software version: 4.0, 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, 6.0.2, 6.0.3

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1999960

Modified date: 08 March 2017


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