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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

       Information disclosure vulnerability in IBM Rational products
                             21 November 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           IBM Rational Team Concert
                   IBM Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management
                   IBM Rational Quality Manager
                   IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation
                   IBM Rational Rhapsody Design Manager
                   IBM Rational Software Architect Design Manager
                   WebSphere Liberty
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   IBM i
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-6440  

Reference:         ESB-2017.2928

Original Bulletin: 

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Security Bulletin: Information disclosure vulnerability in WebSphere
Application Server Liberty affects multiple IBM Rational products based on IBM
Jazz technology

Document information

Software version: 
5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4

Operating system(s): 
AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, iOS

Reference #: 

Modified date: 
20 November 2017


There is an information disclosure due to an XML external entity (XXE)
vulnerability in WebSphere Application Server Liberty bundled with IBM Jazz
Team Server based Applications affects multiple products: Collaborative
Lifecycle Management (CLM), Rational DOORS Next Generation (RDNG), Rational
Engineering Lifecycle Manager (RELM), Rational Team Concert (RTC), Rational
Quality Manager (RQM), Rational Software Architect (RSA DM), and Rational
Rhapsody Design Manager (Rhapsody DM).

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6440
Description: OpenSAML could allow a remote authenticated attacker to obtain
sensitive information, caused by an error when parsing XML entities.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
89714 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management 5.0 - 6.0.4
Rational Quality Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Quality Manager 6.0 - 6.0.2

Rational Team Concert 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Team Concert 6.0 - 6.0.2

Rational DOORS Next Generation 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0 - 6.0.2

Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 6.0 - 6.0.2

Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Rhapsody Design Manager 6.0 - 6.0.2

Rational Software Architect Design Manager 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Software Architect Design Manager 6.0 - 6.0.2

For any prior versions of the products listed above, IBM recommends upgrading
to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.


The IBM Jazz Team Server based Applications bundle different versions of
WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile with the available versions of the
products, and in addition to the bundled version some previous versions of WAS
Liberty are also supported. For a remediation follow the WAS Liberty security
bulletin appropriately:

 1. Review the Security Bulletin: Information disclosure in WebSphere
    Application Server Liberty (CVE-2013-6440) for vulnerability details.
 2. Check the version of WAS Liberty, if any, that your deployment is actually
    using, and compare it against the list of affected versions in the security
 3. Review the Remediation/Fixes section in the Security Bulletin: Information
    disclosure in WebSphere Application Server Liberty (CVE-2013-6440) for
    available fixes in the version that you are using.

  * When installing the fixed WAS Liberty package use <JazzInstallLocation>/
    server/liberty/wlp as the location of the WAS Liberty installation, where
    <JazzInstallLocation> is the root folder of your CLM installation

Workarounds and Mitigations


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