Security Bulletin: Java Vulnerability in Rational Automation Framework (CVE-2013-4002, CVE-2013-5825, CVE-2013-5372)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Previous releases of IBM Rational Automation Framework are affected by the vulnerabilities in Java that may allow remote attackers to influence the availability of the Framework Server.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE ID: CVE-2013-4002

Description: A denial of service vulnerability in the Apache Xerces-J parser used by IBM Java could result in a complete availability impact on the affected system.

CVSS Base Score: 7.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/85260 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV/N:AC/M:Au/N:C/N:I/N:A/C)


CVE ID: CVE-2013-5825

Description: Malicious XML data can cause DoS conditions in a variety of different ways. This fix adds properties to the JAXP implementation to help prevent such attacks.

CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/87988 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV/N:AC/L:Au/N:C/N:I/N:A/P)


CVE ID: CVE-2013-5372

Description: The XML4J parser is vulnerable to a denial of service attack, triggered by specially crafted XML data. The DoS manifests as an OutOfMemoryError.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/86662 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Automation Framework 3.0.1.0 and 3.0.1.1 on all supported platforms.

Remediation/Fixes

For all affected versions of Rational Automation Framework
Upgrade to Rational Automation Framework version 3.0.1.2 or later.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Related information

Acknowledgement

None

*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

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Rational Automation Framework
General Information

Software version:

3.0.1, 3.0.1.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:

1663096

Modified date:

2014-03-28

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