Security Bulletin: ClearQuest Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability (CVE-2012-2169)
IBM Rational ClearQuest Web client contains a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability.
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CVE ID: CVE-2012-2169
Description: The ClearQuest Web client contains a Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability.
This vulnerability does not exist in the ClearQuest desktop clients or command line utilities.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/75049 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
ClearQuest Web Clients prior to version 220.127.116.11.
Note: This vulnerability does not exist in ClearQuest version 18.104.22.168 or later.
Upgrade to Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 7 (22.214.171.124) for 7.1.2 Note: If you decide to upgrade to version 8.0 (where this issue does not exist), be sure to apply Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 3 (126.96.36.199) for 8.0 or later to ensure that your update includes additional security fixes.
Workarounds and Mitigations
Use ClearQuest desktop applications.
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2
Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
* 9 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.
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More support for:
Web Client (7.1)
Software version: 7.1, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 7.1.1, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 7.1.2, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 1607783
Modified date: 10 August 2012