Security Bulletin: Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability in IBM Rational Quality Manager (CVE-2014-4801)
IBM Quality Manager has a cross-site scripting vulnerability.
Description: IBM Rational Quality Manager is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/95303 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
Rational Quality Manager 2.0 - 2.0.1
Rational Quality Manager 3.0 - 188.8.131.52 iFix3
Rational Quality Manager 4.0 - 4.0.7 iFix1
Rational Quality Manager 5.0
A fix is available by upgrading to a 5.01 or 5.0.2 or later.
For the 4.x releases upgrade to version 4.0.7 iFix 3 or later.
For the 3.x releases upgrade to version 184.108.40.206 iFix 4 or later.
For the 2.x releases, contact IBM support for additional details on the fix.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
* 15 December 2014: Original copy published
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More support for:
Rational Quality Manager
Software version: 2.0, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 2.0.1, 22.214.171.124, 3.0.1, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 4.0, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4, 4.0.5, 4.0.6, 4.0.7, 5.0
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Reference #: 1692615
Modified date: 15 December 2014