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Security Bulletin: Multiple DB2 vulnerabilities affect IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manger) Server (CVE-2017-1105, CVE-2017-1297)

Security Bulletin


Summary

IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) Server is affected by multiple IBM DB2 vulnerabilities that could allow a local user to overwrite DB2 files, cause a denial of service, or allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1105
DESCRIPTION:
IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 9.2, 10.1, 10.5, and 11.1 (includes DB2 Connect Server) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow that could allow a local user to overwrite DB2 files or cause a denial of service. IBM X-Force ID: 120668
CVSS Base Score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/120668 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2017-1297
DESCRIPTION:
IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows 9.2, 10.1, 10.5, and 11.1 (includes DB2 Connect Server) is vulnerable to a stack based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking which could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code. IBM X-Force ID: 125159
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/125159 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

This vulnerability affects the following IBM Spectrum Protect (formerly Tivoli Storage Manager) server levels:

  • 8.1.0.0 through 8.1.2.x
  • 7.1.0.0 through 7.1.7.x
  • 6.3 and below all levels (these releases are EOS)
    Note that 6.4 shipped with 6.3 servers.

Remediation/Fixes

IBM Spectrum Protect (Tivoli Storage Manager) Server Release Fixing
VRM
Level


Platform
Link to Fix / Fix Availability Target
8.1 8.1.3 AIX
Linux
Windows
ftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/maintenance/server/v8r1/
7.1 7.1.8 AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
ftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/maintenance/server/v7r1/
6.3 and below 6.3 and below are EOS. Customers on these releases can upgrade the server to a fixed level (8.1.3 or 7.1.8).
Note that 6.4 shipped with 6.3 servers.


Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

05 October 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.

Disclaimer

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.

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Storage Management IBM Spectrum Protect Server AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows 7.1, 8.1 All Editions
Storage Management Tivoli Storage Manager Server AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows 6.3, 6.4, 7.1 All Editions

Document information

More support for: IBM Spectrum Protect
Server

Software version: 7.1, 8.1

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 2009194

Modified date: 05 October 2017


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