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Security Bulletin: IBM Spectrum Protect Client Web Interface is vulnerable to a clickjacking attack (CVE-2018-1853)

Security Bulletin


Summary

The IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Backup-Archive Client Web interface is vulnerable to a clickjacking attack that could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2018-1853
DESCRIPTION: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to hijack the victim's click actions and possibly launch further attacks against the victim.
CVSS Base Score: 6.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/151014
for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N)


Affected Products and Versions

The following versions of the IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Backup-Archive Client are affected:

  • 8.1.0.0 through 8.1.6.1
  • 7.1.0.0 through 7.1.8.4

Remediation/Fixes

Spectrum Protect Backup-Archive Client Release
First Fixing VRM Level
Platform Link to Fix
       8.1 8.1.7
AIX
Linux
Macintosh
Solaris
Windows

https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ibm10872618

      7.1 7.1.8.5
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Macintosh
Solaris
Windows

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24044550


Workarounds and Mitigations

None.

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Reference

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

2 April 2019 - original version published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

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Cross reference information
Product Component Platform Version Edition
Tivoli Storage Manager Backup-Archive Client AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Mac OS, Solaris, Windows 7.1

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect

Component: Backup-Archvie Client

Software version: 7.1, 8.1

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Mac OS, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 0870718

Modified date: 02 April 2019