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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational Lifecycle
Integrations Adapter - HP (CVE-2013-4002)
15 October 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2013-4002
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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational Lifecycle Integrations Adapter -
Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapters
Rational Adapter for HP ALM
1.0, 126.96.36.199, 1.1
The XML parser used in versions of the HP adapter prior to 188.8.131.52 was
vulnerable to a denial of service attack.
The XML parser used in versions of the HP adapter prior to 1.1 was vulnerable
to a denial of service attack.
CVE ID: CVE-2013-4002
CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/85260 for the
current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
AFFECTED PRODUCTS AND VERSIONS:
All versions of the HP adapter prior to 184.108.40.206 are vulnerable.
The recommended solution is to apply the fix for each named product as soon as
practical. Please see below for information on the fixes available.
* For IBM Rational Lifecycle Integration Adapter 1.1: Apply the 220.127.116.11 Fix
* Earlier versions should be upgraded to this fix pack If you are unable to
upgrade to version 18.104.22.168, contact IBM Technical Support.
None known; apply fixes.
None; apply fixes.
Complete CVSS Guide
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IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
dd September, 2013 Original Copy Published (Update with actual date when
*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 Flash.
Note: 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.
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