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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Rational ClearCase Vendors:   IBM
IBM Rational ClearCase XML External Entity Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1030883
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-3090   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 23 2014
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.1.0.x, 7.1.1.x, 7.1.2 -, 8.0 -, 8.0.1 -
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Rational ClearCase. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can supply a specially crafted XML document containing a large number of nested entity references to consume all available memory resources on the target system.

Impact:   A remote user can consume all available memory resources on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.1.2 Fix Pack 14 (, 8.0 Fix Pack 11 (, 8.0.1 Fix Pack 4 (

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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