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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Rational ClearQuest Vendors:   IBM
Rational ClearQuest Discloses ClearQuest User Information to Local Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019567
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-1288   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Mar 19 2008
Original Entry Date:  Mar 7 2008
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Rational ClearQuest Web. A local user can determine information about ClearQuest users.

The ClearQuest application uses session cookies that contain information about the authenticated ClearQuest user. The cookies are not removed at the end of a session.

A local user can obtain the information from the browser.

Impact:   A local user can determine information about ClearQuest users.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,; APAR PK55753).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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