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PK30938: PASSWORD REVEALER UTILITIES DISPLAY DATABASE PASSWORDS IN CLEARQ UEST

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • It is possible to use an external password tool in Windows to di
    splay the information concealed in ClearQuest by a string of ast
    erisks. This includes user and database passwords.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • A security vulnerability exists in the ClearQuest
    Maintenance Tool.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A fix is available in ClearQuest versions 7.0.0.4 and
    7.0.1.3
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PK30938

  • Reported component name

    CLEARQUEST WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G3600

  • Reported release

    605

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2006-09-05

  • Closed date

    2008-11-30

  • Last modified date

    2008-11-30

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    CLEARQUEST WIN

  • Fixed component ID

    5724G3600

Applicable component levels

  • R605 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational ClearQuest

Software version: 6.0.5

Reference #: PK30938

Modified date: 30 November 2008