IBM Rational Team Concert XML Data xml external entity reference

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A vulnerability was found in IBM Rational Team Concert up to iFix7/4.0.7 iFix9/5.0.2 iFix16/6.0.1 iFix3. It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code. The manipulation as part of a XML Data leads to a xml external entity vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-611. As an impact it is known to affect availability. The summary by CVE is:

XML external entity (XXE) vulnerability in IBM Rational Team Concert 3.0 before iFix7 Interim Fix 1, 4.0 before 4.0.7 iFix10, 5.0 before 5.0.2 iFix15, and 6.0 before 6.0.1 iFix4 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service via crafted XML data. IBM X-Force ID: 109693.

The bug was discovered 05/19/2016. The weakness was presented 01/16/2018 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2016-0219 since 12/08/2015. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 607 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

Applying the patch bis iFix7 Interim Fix 1/4.0.7 iFix10/5.0.2 iFix17/6.0.1 iFix4 is able to eliminate this problem.

See 111907, 111908, 111909 and 111910 for similar entries.




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Class: XML External Entity
CWE: CWE-611
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Patch: bis iFix7 Interim Fix 1/4.0.7 iFix10/5.0.2 iFix17/6.0.1 iFix4


12/08/2015 🔍
05/19/2016 +163 days 🔍
01/16/2018 +607 days 🔍
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01/17/2018 +1 days 🔍
12/23/2019 +705 days 🔍



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CVE: CVE-2016-0219 (🔍)
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Created: 01/17/2018 07:57 AM
Updated: 12/23/2019 04:51 PM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_discoverydate
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