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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.2319
  Security Bulletin: Security vulnerability in Apache Commons File Upload
           affects IBM Rational Quality Manager (CVE-2014-0050)
                              8 December 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Rational Quality Manager
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
                   z/OS
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0050  

Reference:         ASB-2014.0121
                   ASB-2014.0077
                   ESB-2014.1567
                   ESB-2014.1557.3

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21691927

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Security Bulletin: Security vulnerability in Apache Commons File Upload
affects IBM Rational Quality Manager (CVE-2014-0050)

Document information

More support for:
Rational Quality Manager
General Information

Software version:
2.0, 2.0.0.1, 2.0.0.2, 2.0.1, 2.0.1.1, 3.0.1, 3.0.1.1, 3.0.1.2, 3.0.1.3,
3.0.1.4, 3.0.1.5, 3.0.1.6, 4.0, 4.0.0.1, 4.0.0.2, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3,
4.0.4, 4.0.5, 4.0.6, 4.0.7, 5.0, 5.0.1

Operating system(s):
AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #:
1691927

Modified date:
2014-12-05

Security Bulletin

Summary

IBM Rational Quality Manage ships with the Apache Commons File Upload
library which contains a security vulnerability that could potentially be
exploited to cause a denial of service attack.

Vulnerability Details

A prior security bulletin Security vulnerability in IBM Jazz Team Server
affects multiple IBM Rational products based on IBM Jazz technology
(CVE-2014-0050) addresses this vulnerability for multiple Rational
products. The correction in that security bulletin was insufficient for
Rational Quality Manager. This security bulletin indicates new remediations
that provide further corrections for the below vulnerability. These further
corrections apply only for the Rational Quality Manager product, and are
not needed for the other products.

CVEID: CVE-2014-0050

Description: Apache Commons FileUpload is vulnerable to a denial of service
attack. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application
to enter into an infinite loop.

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90987 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Quality Manager 2.0 - 2.0.1
Rational Quality Manager 3.0 - 3.0.1.6 iFix3
Rational Quality Manager 4.0 - 4.0.7 iFix1
Rational Quality Manager 5.0 - 5.0.1

Remediation/Fixes

A fix is available by upgrading to the 5.0.2 release

    Rational Quality Manager 5.0.2


For the 4.x releases upgrade to version 4.0.7 iFix 2 or 3.

    Rational Quality Manager 4.0.7 iFix2
    Rational Quality Manager 4.0.7 iFix3


For the 3.x releases upgrade to version 3.0.1.6 iFix 4

    Rational Quality Manager 3.0.1.6 iFix 4


For the 2.x releases, contact IBM support for additional details on the fix.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

Important note

IBM strongly suggests that all System z customers be subscribed to the
System z Security Portal to receive the latest critical System z security
and integrity service. If you are not subscribed, see the instructions
on the System z Security web site. Security and integrity APARs and
associated fixes will be posted to this portal. IBM suggests reviewing
the CVSS scores and applying all security or integrity fixes as soon as
possible to minimize any potential risk.

References
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2

Related information
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

* 05 December 2014: 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
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.

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