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Security Bulletin: Rational License Key Server Administration and Reporting Tool vulnerability (CVE-2014-0909, CVE-2014-3079 and CVE-2014-4756)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Three possible security vulnerabilities have been reported in Rational License Key Server Administration and Reporting Tool. There have been no reported exploits of these vulnerabilities.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2014-0909

Description: RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to set the secure flag for the session cookie in SSL mode. By intercepting its transmission within an HTTP session, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to capture the cookie and obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/91872 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3079

Description: Unauthorized access to license usage data in RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool could be obtained by using SPARQL queries having a “DESCRIBE” clause. Use of this clause could bypass the authorization mechanism that license usage data store has and could allow a user to access specific resource URLs, which the user may not be authorized to read.
CVSS Base Score: 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93912 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVE ID: CVE-2014-4756

Description: RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool could allow an attacker to steal or manipulate user session and cookies, which might be used to impersonate a legitimate user.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/94444 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

These vulnerabilities impact the following RLKS components and its releases:

  • RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4
  • RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.2
  • RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool version 8.1.4.3

Remediation/Fixes

These vulnerabilities have been fixed in Rational License Key Server Fix Pack 4 (8.1.4.4) for 8.1.4.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
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Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

* 04 September 2014: 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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Document information

More support for: Rational License Key Server
RLKS Administration and Reporting Tool

Software version: 8.1.4, 8.1.4.2, 8.1.4.3

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1681449

Modified date: 04 September 2014