Security Bulletin: ClearQuest SQL Error Message Attack Vulnerability (CVE-2012-5765)
IBM Rational ClearQuest Web client contains SQL Error Message Attack vulnerability.
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CVE ID: CVE-2012-5765
Description: The ClearQuest Web client is vulnerable to a SQL Error Message Attack. Such attacks may disclose information which is helpful in creating other attacks such as server information, or information contained in the database. SQL Error Message Attacks are considered a form of SQL Injection Attack.
This vulnerability does not exist in the ClearQuest desktop clients or command line utilities.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/80211 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
ClearQuest Web Clients prior to version 220.127.116.11 or version 18.104.22.168.
Upgrade to ClearQuest version 22.214.171.124 or 126.96.36.199.
Workarounds and Mitigations
Workaround: Use ClearQuest desktop applications
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
* 12 December 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: 7.1.1, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 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, 7.1.2, 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, 8.0, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Reference #: 1620048
Modified date: 28 March 2014