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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in the TS3100/TS3200 Web User Interface could allow unauthorized library access (CVE-2011-1372)

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Abstract

Administrative access to the library may be obtained without supplying proper credentials.

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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in the TS3100/TS3200 Web User Interface could allow unauthorized library access (CVE-2011-1372)
SUMMARY:
Administrative access to the library may be obtained without supplying proper credentials.

VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1372

DESCRIPTION:
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in the TS3100/TS3200 Web User Interface. The vulnerability could be exploited remotely to gain unauthorized access to the tape library without supplying the proper login credentials.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/71026 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

AFFECTED PLATFORMS:

All TS3100 and TS3200 tape libraries with firmware versions less than A.60.

REMEDIATION:

The recommended solution is to apply the fix for each named product. The fix is contained in firmware versions A.60 and above.


Fix:
Apply firmware version A.60 or later available from IBM Fix Central - http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/

Workaround:
None known, apply fixes.

Mitigation:
Connect the library directly to a workstation or private network that is trusted (i.e. access to the workstation or network is controlled or limited to persons that have administrator privileges or persons that can be trusted not to attempt to hack into the library).

REFERENCES


ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Martin Murfitt of Trustwave's SpiderLabs (reference number TWSL2011-018).

*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 Flash.


Note: According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

Document information

More support for: Tape Libraries

Version: Not Applicable

Operating system(s): N/A

Software edition: N/A

Reference #: S1003938

Modified date: 2011-11-23