Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in IBM Reliable Scalable Cluster Technology shipped with IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (CVE-2017-1134).
A privilege escalation vulnerability affects IBM Reliable Scalable Cluster Technology shipped with IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms. That vulnerability has been addressed in this bulletin.
DESCRIPTION: IBM Power Hardware Management Console (HMC) could allow a local user to escalate their privileges to gain root access.
CVSS Base Score: 8.4
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/121453 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 4.1 and 184.108.40.206.
The recommended solution is to apply the corresponding fix to IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms. To select the fix you need to apply in your environment, click on 'Download link' in the table below.
* If you are running IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 4.1, please apply interim fix “220.127.116.11-TIV-ITSAMP-<OS>-IFS001” where <OS> represents the operating system for which you want to install the interim fix of this product version. You can apply this interim fix on top of any fixpack of version 4.1.
* If you are running IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 3.2.2, please first upgrade to fixpack IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 18.104.22.168. Then apply interim fix “22.214.171.124-TIV-ITSAMP-<OS>-IFS001” where <OS> represents the operating system for which you want to install the fix of this product version. Please note that this interim fix can not be applied to fixpack IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 126.96.36.199 or lower.
* If you are running IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 3.2.1 or IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms 3.2.0, then please contact IBM support.
|IBM Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms||4.1 and 3.2.2||Download link|
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CVE-2017-1134 was reported to IBM by Martin Carpenter.
2 March 2017: 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.
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Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms
Software version: 3.2.2, 4.1
Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1998459
Modified date: 07 March 2017
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