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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Rational ClearQuest
Help System (CVE-2013-0467 & CVE-2013-0599)
18 June 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Rational ClearQuest
Operating System: AIX
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2013-0599 CVE-2013-0467
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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in IBM Rational ClearQuest Help System
(CVE-2013-0467 & CVE-2013-0599)
7.1, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 7.1.1, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168,
22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 7.1.2, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199,
188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 8.0, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206,
220.127.116.11, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199
AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
IBM Eclipse Help System (IEHS) is a component bundled with IBM Rational
ClearQuest. It is used to display the Rational ClearQuest web-based help
content when the Rational ClearQuest Help web application is deployed to IBM
WebSphere Application Server.
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0467
An unspecified vulnerability in IBM Eclipse Help System related to URL crafting
could allow a remote attacker to access unauthorized information.
CVSS Base Score: 4.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/81102 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVE ID: CVE-2013-0599
An unspecified vulnerability in IBM Eclipse Help System related to parameter
path crafting could allow a remote attacker to access sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/83613 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Rational ClearQuest earlier than v8.0.1
The recommended solution is to apply the fix to all previous versions as soon
as practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available.
Upgrade to IBM Rational ClearQuest 8.0.1. It bundles an updated IEHS that
contain a fix.
8.0.1: Download document 4035145
Use the Rational ClearQuest help content located at
Do not click on help URL links supplied to you by others. Only click on help
links from within the ClearQuest clients.
Complete CVSS Guide ( http://www.first.org/cvss/cvss-guide.html )
On-line Calculator V2 ( http://nvd.nist.gov/cvss.cfm?calculator&adv&version=2 )
CVE-2013-0467 ( http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0467 )
CVE-2013-0599 ( http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0599 )
IBM Product Security Incident Response Program
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
CHANGE HISTORY: June 14, 2013 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
References section of this Flash.
Note: According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST),
the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard
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