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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Security Bulletin: Security vulnerability affects Rational
Engineering Lifecycle Manager
30 April 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2018-1608
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Security Bulletin: Security vulnerability affects Rational Engineering
More support for: Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager
Software version: 6.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5, 6.0.6
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #: 0882778
Modified date: 29 April 2019
There is a security vulnerability in the Rational Engineering Lifecycle
Manager. The Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager team has addressed the
issue and published a remediation.
DESCRIPTION: IBM RELM uses weaker than expected cryptographic algorithms that
could allow an attacker to decrypt highly sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/
143798 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)
Affected Products and Versions
Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager 6.0 - 6.0.6
For 6.0 - 6.0.6 releases:
1. Upgrade to version 188.8.131.52 or later: CLM 184.108.40.206
2. Start the package installation and select RELM when asked about the
products to be updated.
Workarounds and Mitigations
29 April 2019: Initial draft 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.
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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