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                         AUSCERT Security Bulletin

                              ASB-2009.1139.2
         IBM Rational Software Architect and Rational Application
                        Developer Fix Pack Released
                             24 November 2009

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              IBM Rational Software Architect
                      IBM Rational Application Developer
Operating System:     Linux variants
                      Windows
Impact/Access:        Cross-site Scripting -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:           Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:            CVE-2009-4052  
Member content until: Wednesday, December 23 2009

Revision History:     November 24 2009: Added CVE Reference
                      November 23 2009: Initial Release

OVERVIEW

        IBM have released Fix Pack 10 for Rational Software Architect and
        Rational Application Developer correcting a security vulnerability.


IMPACT

        The vendor has provided the following information regarding this
        vulnerability:
        
        "Cross-site vulnerability reported against the JSF Tree 
        Control" [1,2]


MITIGATION

        This vulnerability has been corrected with Fix Pack 10. Users can
        download the Fix Pack from IBM Fix Central. [3]


REFERENCES

        [1] Fixed APAR list for IBM Rational Application Developer for
            WebSphere Software version 7.0 fix packs
            http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27012378

        [2] Fixed APAR List for Rational Software Architect Version 7.0 Fix
            Packs
            http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27012558

        [3] IBM Support: Fix Central
            http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/

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