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HistoryApr 28, 2021 - 6:35 p.m.

Security Bulletin: OpenSSL vulnerabilities affect IBM Rational Team Concert (CVE-2016-1240, CVE-2016-6797, etc)

2021-04-2818:35:50
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16

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

7.8 High

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

0.605 Medium

EPSS

Percentile

97.8%

Summary

OpenSSL vulnerabilities were disclosed recently by the OpenSSL Project. OpenSSL is used by Rational BuildForge Agent shipped with IBM Rational Team Concert. Rational BuildForge has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:CVE-2016-1240 DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by the exploitation of an unsafe chown command in Tomcat init script. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain root privileges on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/117091&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2016-6797 DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the system, caused by an error in the ResourceLinkFactory. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain access to arbitrary global JNDI resources.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118403&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2016-0762 DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to process the user supplied password if the specified user name does not exist by the Realm implementation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to conduct a timing attack and determine valid usernames on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118407&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2016-5018 DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a Tomcat utility method to bypass a configured SecurityManager.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118406&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2016-6794 DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error in the system property replacement feature. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the SecurityManager and read system properties.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118405&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2016-6796 DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions. By modifying configuration parameters for the JSP Servlet, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass a configured SecurityManager.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/118404&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2016-2177 DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the incorrect use of pointer arithmetic for heap-buffer boundary checks. By leveraging unexpected malloc behavior, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger an integer overflow and cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.9
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113890&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2016-2178 DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error in the DSA implementation that allows the following of a non-constant time codepath for certain operations. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a cache-timing attack to recover the private DSA key.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113889&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2016-6306 DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by missing message length checks when parsing certificates. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger an out-of-bounds read and cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/117112&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:CVE-2016-6302 DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the failure to consider the HMAC size during validation of the ticket length by the tls_decrypt_ticket function A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a ticket that is too short to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/117024&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:CVE-2016-6304 DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by multiple memory leaks in t1_lib.c during session renegotiation. By sending an overly large OCSP Status Request extension, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume all available memory resources.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/117110&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2016-6303 DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an integer overflow in the MDC2_Update function. By using unknown attack vectors, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger an out-of-bounds write and cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/117023&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:CVE-2016-2182 DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds write in the TS_OBJ_print_bio function in crypto/bn/bn_print.c. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted value to cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/116342&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:CVE-2016-2180 DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an out-of-bounds read in the TS_OBJ_print_bio function. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially crafted time-stamp file to cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/115829&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2016-2181 DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the DTLS replay protection implementation. By sending a specially crafted sequence number, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause valid packets to be dropped.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/116344&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID:CVE-2016-2183 DESCRIPTION: OpenSSL could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error in the in the Triple-DES on 64-bit block cipher, used as a part of the SSL/TLS protocol. By capturing large amounts of encrypted traffic between the SSL/TLS server and the client, a remote attacker able to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack could exploit this vulnerability to recover the plaintext data and obtain sensitive information. This vulnerability is known as the SWEET32 Birthday attack.
CVSS Base Score: 3.7
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/116337&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2016-6325 DESCRIPTION: Red Hat Enterprise Linux, JBoss Web Server and JBoss EWS could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by the installation of /etc/sysconfig/tomcat and /etc/tomcat/tomcat.conf configuration files with insecure permissions by the Tomcat package. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using membership in the Tomcat group to gain elevated privileges on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/117859&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2016-5425 DESCRIPTION: Multiple Apache Tomcat packages on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, Fedora, CentOS, Oracle Linux, and possibly other Linux distributions could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by the installation of the /user/lib/tmpfiles.d/tomcat.conf configuration file with insecure permissions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the systemd-tmpfiles service to gain root privileges on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/117580&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2016-6816 DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat is vulnerable to HTTP response splitting attacks, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject arbitrary HTTP headers and cause the server to return a split response, once the URL is clicked. This would allow the attacker to perform further attacks, such as Web cache poisoning or cross-site scripting, and possibly obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119158&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)

CVEID:CVE-2016-6817 DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat is vulnerable to a denial of service. By sending a specially crafted HTTP/2 header, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119156&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

CVEID:CVE-2016-8735 DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error in the JmxRemoteLifecycleListener. By sending specially crafted data to a JMX port, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges.
CVSS Base Score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See <https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/119157&gt; for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

Rational Collaborative Lifecycle Management 4.0 - 6.0.3

Rational Team Concert 4.0 - 4.0.7
Rational Team Concert 5.0 - 5.0.2
Rational Team Concert 6.0 - 6.0.3

Remediation/Fixes

Upgrade your Rational Build Forge Agent to version 8.0.0.4 iFix1 from:

BuildForge 8.0.0.4 iFix1

Workarounds and Mitigations

none

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

7.8 High

CVSS2

Access Vector

NETWORK

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

NONE

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

0.605 Medium

EPSS

Percentile

97.8%