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Security Bulletin: IBM Rational ClearCase GIT connector password exposure (CVE-2019-4059)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The local database password is not properly protected in the ClearCase GIT connector.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2019-4059
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 1.0.0.0

Remediation/Fixes

The solution is to install a fix that protects the database password.

Apply the relevant fixes as listed in the table below.

Affected Versions
Applying the fix
1.0.0.0
Install version 1.0.0.1, available at this link .

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

* 12 February 2019: Original version 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 ClearCase

Component: ClearCase GIT Connector

Software version: 1.0.0.0

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris

Reference #: 0870810

Modified date: 12 February 2019