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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Potential security vulnerability in CLM 3.x products for the
Oracle June 2012 CPU (CVE-2012-1713)
6 November 2012
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Rational Quality Manager
IBM Rational Team Concert
IBM Rational Requirements Composer
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Create Arbitrary Files -- Remote with User Interaction
Access Privileged Data -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2012-1713
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Security Bulletin: Potential security vulnerability in CLM 3.x products for the
Oracle June 2012 CPU (CVE-2012-1713)
The v3 releases of CLM products (Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team
Concert, and Rational Requirements Composer) are shipped with an IBM Java that
is based on the Oracle Java. Oracle has released a June 2012 critical patch
updates (CPU) which contain security vulnerability fixes and the IBM Java is
CVE ID: CVE-2012-1713
This issue involves a buffer overrun in the Java platform's Font parsing code.
An attacker can potentially place arbitrary data into any location on the host
machine using a maliciously crafted font file.
This issue involves an internal cache in the Java platform's font scaling code,
which may incorrectly be freed from memory by one part of the code (on an error
condition) while it is still in use by another. This scenario will usually lead
to a crash.
An attacker may access arbitrary data within the process address space by
crafting a malicious font with invalid character map (CMAP) data. Specifically,
an attacker can inject an offset which points to a location outside the CMAP
An attacker is potentially be able to pass execution to arbitrary code under
certain circumstances via a malicious font file containing a specially crafted
CVSS Base Score: 10
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/76239 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: Undefined
REMEDIATION: The recommended solution is to apply the fix for each named
product as soon as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes
For the affected products, the 220.127.116.11 fix pack includes an updated IBM Java
version which addresses these security issues.
Rational Team Concert 18.104.22.168
Rational Quality Manager 22.214.171.124
Rational Requirements Composer 126.96.36.199
IBM Security Alerts: Oracle June 2012 Security Alert.
Oracle Java SE Critical Patch Update Advisory - June 2012: Oracle Java SE
Critical Patch Update Advisory - June 2012.
Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Version
Software Development Rational Team Concert Not Applicable 3.0.1, 188.8.131.52,
Software Development Rational Requirements Not Applicable 3.0.1, 184.108.40.206,
Composer 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168,
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