IBM Rational Software Architect Design Manager / Engineering Lifecycle Manager / Rhapsody Design Manager < 4.0.7 XSRF
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79384
SynopsisThe remote host is affected by a cross-site request forgery vulnerability.
DescriptionAccording to its self reported version, the install of Rational Engineering Lifecycle Manager, Rational Software Architect Design Manager, and/or Rhapsody Design Manager on the remote host is affected by a cross-site request forgery in the IBM Configuration Management Application (VVC) component due to improper validation of user-supplied data. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by convincing an authenticated user to visit a malicious website and hijacking the authentication via a malformed HTTP request, allowing the attacker to perform cross-site scripting attacks, web cache poisoning, and other malicious activities.
SolutionUpgrade to IBM Rational Software Architect Design Manager / Engineering Lifecycle Manager / Rhapsody Design Manager version 4.0.7, 5.0.1, or later.