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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM Rational ClearQuest Vendors:   IBM
IBM Rational ClearQuest Buffer Overflow in ActiveX Control RegisterSchemaRepoFromFileByDbSet() Function Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026958
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-0708   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 20 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.1.x, 8.0.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Rational ClearQuest. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow in the RegisterSchemaRepoFromFileByDbSet() function call and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod reported these vulnerabilities via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,,

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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