17 September 2015
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2015.2441 Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in GSKit affect IBM Rational ClearQuest (CVE-2015-1788) 17 September 2015 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: IBM Rational ClearQuest Publisher: IBM Operating System: AIX Linux variants Solaris Windows Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2015-1788 Reference: ASB-2015.0081 ASB-2015.0065 ESB-2015.1557 ESB-2015.1544.2 ESB-2015.1540 Original Bulletin: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21966356 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in GSKit affect IBM Rational ClearQuest (CVE-2015-1788) Document information More support for: Rational ClearQuest Software version: 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, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 220.127.116.11, 8.0.1, 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 Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows Reference #: 1966356 Modified date: 2015-09-16 Security Bulletin Summary GSKit is an IBM component that is used by IBM Rational ClearQuest. The GSKit that is shipped with IBM Rational ClearQuest contains a security vulnerability. IBM Rational ClearQuest has addressed the applicable CVEs. Vulnerability Details CVEID: CVE-2015-1788 DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when processing an ECParameters structure over a specially crafted binary polynomial field. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop. CVSS Base Score: 5 CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/103778 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 ClearQuest 126.96.36.199 through 188.8.131.52, and 8.0.1 through 184.108.40.206 when SSL is enabled for CQ and LDAP server. ClearQuest Version Status 8.0.1 through 220.127.116.11 Affected 18.104.22.168 through 22.214.171.124 Affected 8.0 through 126.96.36.199 Not affected 7.1.2 through 188.8.131.52 Not affected 7.1.1 all version Not affected Remediation/Fixes The solution is to update to the latest fix pack. Affected Versions Applying the fix 8.0.1 through 184.108.40.206 Install Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 9 (220.127.116.11) for 8.0.1 18.104.22.168 through 22.214.171.124 Install Rational ClearQuest Fix Pack 16 (126.96.36.199) for 8.0 Workarounds and Mitigations None Get Notified about Future Security Bulletins Subscribe to My Notifications to be notified of important product support alerts like this. References Complete CVSS v2 Guide On-line Calculator v2 Related information IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog Acknowledgement None Change History * 16 September 2015: 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. 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