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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational DOORS Next Generation with potential for Cross-Site Scripting attack

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Vulnerability in Rational DOORS Next Generation with potential for cross-site scripting attack.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:  CVE-2018-1912
DESCRIPTION: IBM DOORS Next Generation (DNG/RRC) 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 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)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.2 - 6.0.6


For Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.2, a fix is available by upgrading to 6.0.2 iFix019 or later
Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.2 iFix019 

For Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.6, a fix is available by upgrading to 6.0.6 iFix005 or later
Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.6 iFix005 

For any prior versions of the products listed above, IBM recomends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.

If the iFix is not found in the iFix Portal please contact IBM support.

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Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
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Change History

4 March 2019: Initial Draft

*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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Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management Linux, Windows, z/OS 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.0.6 All Editions

Document information

More support for: Rational DOORS Next Generation

Software version: 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.0.6

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows, z/OS

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 0873254

Modified date: 04 March 2019