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Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java runtime affect ClearQuest Web and ClearQuest EmailRelay (CVE-2014-6593, CVE-2015-0383, CVE-2015-0410)

Security Bulletin


Summary

There are multiple vulnerabilities in IBM® Runtime Environment Java™ Technology Edition that is used by ClearQuest Eclipse client, ClearQuest Web and ClearQuest EmailRelay. These were disclosed as part of the IBM Java SDK updates in January 2015.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-6593
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the JSSE component has partial confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and no availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100153 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVEID: CVE-2015-0383
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability in Oracle Java SE and JRockit related to the Hotspot component has no confidentiality impact, partial integrity impact, and complete availability impact.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100148 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C)

CVEID: CVE-2015-0410
DESCRIPTION:
An unspecified vulnerability related to the Security component could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100151 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

  • ClearQuest Eclipse clients on HP for ClearQuest v7.1 and v7.1.1 through v7.1.2.16.
  • ClearQuest Eclipse clients on Solaris for ClearQuest version v7.1, v7.1.1 through v7.1.2.17, v8.0 through 8.0.0.14, and v8.0.1 through v8.0.1.7
  • Rational ClearQuest Web greater than and inclusive of ClearQuest v7.1
  • ClearQuest EmailRelay, versions 8.0.0.3 and newer, and versions 8.0.1 and newer.

Note: ClearQuest EmailRelay was introduced in ClearQuest 8.0.0.3.

Remediation/Fixes

Clients:


If you use ClearQuest Eclipse clients on HP or Solaris:

Affected Versions
Applying the fix
8.0.1.x
8.0.0.x
7.1.2.x
7.1.1.x
7.1.0.x
Customers with extended support contracts should install Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 18 (7.1.2.18)

Servers:

ClearQuest Web and ClearQuest EmailRelay use the Java runtime that is included with WebSphere Application Server. Follow instructions for updating your version of WebSphere Application Server to a version that includes the fixes.

For ClearQuest 8.x
These releases use an installation of WAS separately installed and maintained from the ClearQuest installation. Determine the version of WAS that your deployment is using and follow the instructions at Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect WebSphere Application Server January 2015 CPU to update your version of the JRE supplied by WAS.

For ClearQuest 7.1.x
These releases ship with, install and configure WAS version 6.1.0.25. Download the appropriate fix from from Security Bulletin: Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM Java SDK affect WebSphere Application Server January 2015 CPU but for installation instructions, follow technote 1390803: How to update the IBM WebSphere Application Server components in Rational ClearCase and Rational ClearQuest 7.1.

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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

Change History

6 March 2015: 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

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document information

More support for: Rational ClearQuest

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, 7.1.1.8, 7.1.1.9, 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, 7.1.2.7, 7.1.2.8, 7.1.2.9, 7.1.2.10, 7.1.2.11, 7.1.2.12, 7.1.2.13, 7.1.2.14, 7.1.2.15, 7.1.2.16, 7.1.2.17, 8.0, 8.0.0.1, 8.0.0.2, 8.0.0.3, 8.0.0.4, 8.0.0.5, 8.0.0.6, 8.0.0.7, 8.0.0.8, 8.0.0.9, 8.0.0.10, 8.0.0.11, 8.0.0.12, 8.0.0.13, 8.0.0.14, 8.0.1, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1.2, 8.0.1.3, 8.0.1.4, 8.0.1.5, 8.0.1.6, 8.0.1.7

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

Reference #: 1696623

Modified date: 24 June 2015