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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Vulnerability in Rational DOORS Next Generation with
potential for Cross-Site Scripting attack
5 March 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2018-1911
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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Rational DOORS Next Generation with
potential for Cross-Site Scripting attack
More support for: Rational DOORS Next Generation
Software version: 5.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5,
Operating system(s): Linux, Windows, z/OS
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 0873256
Modified date: 04 March 2019
Vulnerability in Rational DOORS Next Generation with potential for cross-site
DESCRIPTION: IBM DOORS Next Generation (DNG/RRC) is vulnerable to cross-site
in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to
credentials disclosure within a trusted session.
CVSS Base Score: 5.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities
/152735 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Rational Requirements Composer / Rational DOORS Next Generation 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0 - 6.0.6
For Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.6, a fix is available by upgrading to
6.0.6 iFix005 or later
Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.6 iFix005
For Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.2, a fix is available by upgrading to
6.0.2 iFix019 or later
Rational DOORS Next Generation 6.0.2 iFix019
For Rational Requirements Composer/Rational DOORS Next Generation 5.0.2, a fix
is available by upgrading to 5.0.2 iFix028 or later
Rational DOORS Next Generation 5.0.2 iFix028 (Planned publication within 1
For any prior versions of the products listed above, IBM recommends upgrading
to a fixed, supported version/release/platform of the product.
If the iFix is not found in the iFix Portal please contact IBM support.
Workarounds and Mitigations
4 March 2019: Initial Draft
*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.
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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