IBM Rational Quality Manager 4.0/5.0/6.0 Web UI cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in IBM Rational Quality Manager 4.0/5.0/6.0 (Testing Software). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is an unknown code block of the component Web UI. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-79. This is going to have an impact on 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.

The bug was discovered 03/24/2017. The weakness was disclosed 03/31/2017 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at ibm.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2016-6031 since 06/29/2016. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The requirement for exploitation is a authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 08/24/2020). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 7 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.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityFocus (BID 97169). The entries 99131, 99133 and 99141 are pretty similar.

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

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

Advisory: ibm.com
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CVE: CVE-2016-6031 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 97169 - IBM Rational Quality Manager CVE-2016-6031 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
OSVDB: - CVE-2016-6031 - IBM - RQM - Cross-Site Scripting Issue

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Created: 04/01/2017 10:06 AM
Updated: 08/24/2020 11:27 AM
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