Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational DOORS Next Generation with potential for attacks by displaying improper handling of errors (CVE-2016-9748)
An undisclosed security vulnerability of Rational DOORS Next Generation may result in an attack by revealing implementations details, internal error messages, database dumps or error codes.
DESCRIPTION: IBM RM discloses sensitive information in error response messages that could be used for further attacks against the system.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120205 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0-6.0.2
Rational DOORS Next Generation 5.0-5.0.2
Rational Requirements Composer 4.0.7
For 6.0-6.0.2, upgrade to version 6.0.2 iFix006 or later
Workarounds and Mitigations
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2 February 2017: Initial Publication
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More support for:
Rational DOORS Next Generation
Software version: 4.0.7, 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2
Operating system(s): Linux, Windows
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1991461
Modified date: 02 February 2017