IC96517: TSM UNIX AND LINUX CLIENT LOCAL BUFFER OVERRUN SECURITY VULNERABILITY

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Local buffer overrun security vulnerability in the
    TSM UNIX and Linux clients
    can allow unauthorized access by a local user (a user
    with a local account)
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED: All backup-archive clients on Linux and UNIX *
    *                 platforms                                    *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: See ERROR DESCRIPTION                   *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION: Apply fixing level when available. This      *
    *                 problem is currently projected to be fixed   *
    *                 in levels 6.3.1, 6.2.5, 6.1.5.5, and 5.5.4.1.*
    *                 This is subject to change at the discretion  *
    *                 of IBM. Note: 6.4 is unaffected.             *
    ****************************************************************
    *
    

Problem conclusion

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IC96517

  • Reported component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Reported component ID

    5698ISMCL

  • Reported release

    63A

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-10-01

  • Closed date

    2013-10-01

  • Last modified date

    2013-10-02

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

    IC81930

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Modules/Macros

  • DSMTCA
    

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    TSM CLIENT

  • Fixed component ID

    5698ISMCL

Applicable component levels

  • R63A PSY

       UP

  • R63H PSY

       UP

  • R63L PSY

       UP

  • R63M PSY

       UP

  • R63S PSY

       UP

  • R62A PSY

       UP

  • R62H PSY

       UP

  • R62L PSY

       UP

  • R62M PSY

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version:

63A

Reference #:

IC96517

Modified date:

2013-10-02

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