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PK55561: Security vulnerability from unsuccessful login attempts (3.2.1)

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • IBM Rational ClearQuest Web:  The error messages produced by uns
    uccessful login attempts make it possible to perform scripted us
    ername enumeration through the login pages within the applicatio
    n.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • In ClearQuest web it is possible to perform scripted
    username enumeration exposing a security vulnerability from
    unsuccessful login attempts.
    

Problem conclusion

  • Fixed in ClearQuest web 7.0.1.1-ifix01 and 7.0.0.2-ifix01.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PK55561

  • Reported component name

    CLEARQUEST WIN

  • Reported component ID

    5724G3600

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2007-10-26

  • Closed date

    2008-03-04

  • Last modified date

    2008-03-04

  • 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

  • R700 PSN

       UP



Document information

More support for: Rational ClearQuest

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PK55561

Modified date: 04 March 2008