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Security Bulletin: Cross-site Scripting vulnerability affects Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager

Security Bulletin


Summary

Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack with potential for credentials disclosure within a trusted session.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-9747
DESCRIPTION:
IBM RELM is vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119822 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management 4.0 - 6.0.2
Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 4.0.3 - 4.0.7
Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 6.0 - 6.0.2

Note: 6.0.3 and 6.0.4 releases are not affected.

Remediation/Fixes

For the 6.0 - 6.0.2 releases, upgrade to version 6.0.2 iFix10 or later

For the 5.x releases, upgrade to version 5.0.2 iFix02 or later For the 4.x releases, and any prior versions of the products listed above, IBM recommends upgrading to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.

If the iFix is not found in the Fix Portal please contact IBM Support.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

20 June 2017: Initial Publication

*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.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Software Development Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager General Information Linux, Windows 4.0.3, 4.0.4, 4.0.5, 4.0.6, 4.0.7, 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2

Document information

More support for: Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager
General Information

Software version: 4.0.3, 4.0.4, 4.0.5, 4.0.6, 4.0.7, 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 2004734

Modified date: 20 June 2017