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Security Bulletin: Information Disclosure ClearQuest Web stack traces (CVE-2012-2168)

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Summary

IBM Rational ClearQuest Web sometimes displays stack trace information in error messages. This is considered an information disclosure that may be assistance to attackers in crafting their attacks.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2012-2168

Description: ClearQuest Web sometimes displays stack trace information in error messages. This is considered an information disclosure that may be of assistance to attackers in crafting their attacks.

Starting with ClearQuest 7.1.2.7 and 8.0.0.3, this stack trace information is not displayed for CM Server web error messages.


CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/75048 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Rational ClearQuest Web prior to version 7.1.27 or 8.0.0.3.

Remediation/Fixes

Workarounds and Mitigations

Workaround:
Use ClearQuest desktop applications.

Mitigation:

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

* 8 August 2012 - Original copy 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.

Disclaimer

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Related information

Encrypted passwords field available (CVE-2012-2165 )
Help System cross-site scripting (CVE-2012-2161)
Web parameter tampering (CVE-2012-2164)
Help System Open Redirect (CVE-2012-2159)
Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability (CVE-2012-2205)

Document information

More support for: Rational ClearQuest
Web Server (7.1)

Software version: 7.1, 7.1.0.1, 7.1.0.2, 7.1.1, 7.1.1.1, 7.1.1.2, 7.1.1.3, 7.1.1.4, 7.1.1.5, 7.1.1.6, 7.1.1.7, 7.1.2, 7.1.2.1, 7.1.2.2, 7.1.2.3, 7.1.2.4, 7.1.2.5, 7.1.2.6, 8.0, 8.0.0.1, 8.0.0.2

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

Reference #: 1606319

Modified date: 08 August 2012