Security Bulletin: TS3310 Tape Library contains pre-configured default accounts (CVE-2012-1844)

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Abstract

Security Vulnerability in the TS3310 Tape Library. The tape library ships with certain pre-configured default accounts that have fixed passwords. A remote unauthorized user with knowledge of these accounts/passwords could use them to gain unauthorized access to the tape library.

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Security Bulletin: TS3310 Tape Library contains pre-configured default accounts (CVE-2012-1844)
SUMMARY:
The TS3310 Tape Library ships with certain pre-configured default accounts with fixed passwords.

VULNERABILITY DETAILS:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1844

DESCRIPTION:
A security vulnerability has been identified in the TS3310 Tape Library. The tape library ships with certain pre-configured default accounts that have fixed passwords. A remote unauthorized user with knowledge of these accounts/passwords could use them to gain unauthorized access to the tape library.

CVSS:
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/73377 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS String: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

AFFECTED PLATFORMS:

All TS3310 tape libraries with firmware versions less than 606G.

REMEDIATION:

The recommended solution is to apply the fix. The fix remediates this vulnerability by removing the pre-configured accounts and is contained in firmware versions 606G and above.


Fix:
Apply firmware version 606G 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

*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.

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More support for:

Tape Libraries

Version:

Not Applicable

Operating system(s):

N/A

Software edition:

N/A

Reference #:

S1004041

Modified date:

2013-11-25

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