IBM Rational Team Concert up to 5.0.2/6.0.5 Web UI cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in IBM Rational Team Concert up to 5.0.2/6.0.5. Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the component Web UI. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. Impacted is integrity. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors. CVE summarizes:

IBM Rational Team Concert 5.0 through 5.0.2 and 6.0 through 6.0.5 are vulnerable to cross-site scripting. This vulnerability allows users to embed arbitrary JavaScript code in the Web UI thus altering the intended functionality potentially leading to credentials disclosure within a trusted session. IBM X-Force ID: 141802.

The bug was discovered 07/06/2018. The weakness was presented 07/10/2018 (Website). The advisory is available at exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2018-1521 since 12/13/2017. The attack may be launched remotely. The successful exploitation needs a simple authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/02/2020). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 4 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

See 121174 and 121175 for similar entries.

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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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03/02/2020 +600 days 🔍

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Vendor: https://www.ibm.com/

Advisory: exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com
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CVE: CVE-2018-1521 (🔍)
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Created: 07/11/2018 11:11 AM
Updated: 03/02/2020 09:00 AM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_discoverydate
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