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Security Bulletin: IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Mount Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2015-0119)

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IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Mount might be vulnerable to remote code execution from the network or local machine.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-0119


The Mount from IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack 6.1.11 and earlier versions might be vulnerable to remote code execution from the network when a FastBack Mount port is open or from the local host.

CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack: 6.1.11 and earlier


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Related information


The vulnerability was reported to IBM by Brian Gorenc HP Zero Day Initiative

*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.


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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Storage Management Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack Center Not Applicable 6.1, 6.1.1 All Editions

Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack

Software version: 6.1, 6.1.1, 6.1.2, 6.1.3, 6.1.4, 6.1.5, 6.1.6, 6.1.7, 6.1.8, 6.1.9

Operating system(s): Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1699645

Modified date: 24 July 2015