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Secunia Security Advisory 48933

Secunia Security Advisory 48933
Posted Apr 21, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in IBM Rational ClearQuest, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 48933

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TITLE:
IBM Rational ClearQuest ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA48933

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/48933/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48933

RELEASE DATE:
2012-04-20

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/48933/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/48933/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=48933

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in IBM Rational ClearQuest, which
can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a function prototype mismatch in
the "RegisterSchemaRepoFromFileByDbSet()" function in the IBM
Rational ClearQuest ActiveX control (cqole.dll). This can be
exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow by tricking a user
into visiting a malicious website.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in versions 7.1.1 through 7.1.2.5, 8.0,
and 8.0.0.1.

SOLUTION:
Update to a fixed version.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
The vendor credits Andrea Micalizzi via ZDI.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
IBM:
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21591705

X-Force:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/73492

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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