Security Bulletin: IBM Rational ClearCase GIT connector password exposure (CVE-2019-4059)
The local database password is not properly protected in the ClearCase GIT connector.
DESCRIPTION: The ClearCase GIT connector does not sufficiently protect the document database password. An attacker could obtain the password and gain unauthorized access to the document database.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/156583 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Rational ClearCase GIT connector version 188.8.131.52
The solution is to install a fix that protects the database password.
Apply the relevant fixes as listed in the table below.
Applying the fix
|Install version 184.108.40.206, available at this link .|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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* 12 February 2019: Original version published
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More support for:
Component: ClearCase GIT Connector
Software version: 220.127.116.11
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris
Reference #: 0870810
Modified date: 12 February 2019