IBM Rational ClearQuest 7.1.x < / 8.0.0.x < Web Client Unspecified XSS (credentialed check)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66172


The remote host has software installed that is affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


The remote host has a version of IBM Rational ClearQuest 7.1.x prior to / 8.0.0.x prior to installed. It is, therefore, potentially affected by an unspecified cross-site scripting vulnerability related to the 'Web client' component.

Note that only hosts with the server component 'Web client' deployed are affected. Hosts with only the 'Desktop' components deployed are not affected.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66172

File Name: ibm_rational_clearquest_7_1_2_10.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2013/04/22

Modified: 2017/07/08

Dependencies: 61564

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:rational_clearquest

Required KB Items: installed_sw/IBM Rational ClearQuest, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/03/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5757

BID: 58631

OSVDB: 91578

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990