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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Rational ClearCase Vendors:   IBM
IBM Rational ClearCase GSKit Does Not Generate Random Numbers
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032026
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032026
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-6221   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 6 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.1.2.9 - 7.1.2.16, 8.0.0.4 - 8.0.0.13, and 8.0.1 - 8.0.1.6
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Rational ClearCase. A remote user can obtain and modify potentially sensitive information.

The GSKit MSCAPI/MSCNG Interface Code does not generate cryptographically random data. A remote user may be able to exploit this to bypass cryptographic based security mechanisms to obtain or modify data.

Impact:   A remote user can decrypt sessions to obtain and modify data.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

For 8.0.1 through 8.0.1.6: Fix Pack 7 (8.0.1.7) for 8.0.1
For 8.0.0.4 through 8.0.0.13: Fix Pack 14 (8.0.0.14) for 8.0
For 7.1.2.9 through 7.1.2.15: Fix Pack 17 (7.1.2.17) for 7.1.2

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21698893

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21698893 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Randomization error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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